USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-006-FA

Other ID: ATL 9401

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marilyn ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mead Allison - WHOI/USGS

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect high-resolution CHIRP sub-bottom data and 2-3 m long gravity cores to determine post-glacial history of formation of the modern anthropogenic impact of shelf dumping on the area.


Start Date: 1994-09-20

Start Port/Location: Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ

End Date: 1994-09-23

End Port/Location: Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ

Equipment Used: Boomer, Corer - gravity

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Thomas O'Brien, Marilyn ten Brink

Affiliate Staff:
Mead Allison - Co-Ch. Sci.
WHOI/USGS; 1 technical staff - WHOI



New York Bight, Hudson Shelf Valley, New Jersey, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 40.8 South: 39.75 West: -73.85 East: -72.9


photo of Atlantic Surveyor
Atlantic Surveyor


Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Boomer --- Boomer
Corer - gravity --- Geology
1994-006-FA-SC-001 ( CORE samples)