USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1993-009-FA

Other ID: DLWR 93-05; DE9305

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Hudson Shelf Valley, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee, Marilyn ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mead Allison - SUNY

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Locate fine-grained sediments in Hudson Shelf Valley with sidescan sonar and video surveys, bottom grabs; determine extent of contamination via grabs, cores.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1993-05-22

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1993-05-27

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Sidescan sonar, SeaBOSS, Corer - gravity, Corer - piston, GPS (wh), Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 59 tracklines.

Staff: Barry Irwin, Richard Rendigs, John S. Schlee, Marilyn ten Brink, Kenneth E. Parolski, Eric A. Schmuck

Affiliate Staff:
Kris Caylor
Peter Cattaneo; Mead Allison - SUNY

Notes: Original Center People field contained: John Schlee - Co-Ch. Sci., Marilyn ten Brink - Co-Ch. Sci., Barry Irwin, Rick Rendigs, Ken Parolski, Eric Schmuck, Kris Caylor, Peter Cattaneo.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Delaware II
Delaware II

Publications

(Samples) Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival Policies and Collections Database for the Woods Hole Science Center's Marine Sediment Samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, version 1.0.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1993-009-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of )
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1993-009-FA-SO-003 ( Digital tapes of SSS LINES 1-59: inventory #6164, 6165, 6166, and 6167.)
1993-009-FA-SO-002 ( microfilm of )
1993-009-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
Corer - gravity --- Geology
1993-009-FA-SC-001 ( CORE, GRAB samples)
Corer - piston --- Geology
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
1993-009-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 93009)
1993-009-FA-LN-002-01 ( Raw navigation data files.)
Loran-C --- Navigation