Other ID: ASTR 94-4
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Video
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conducted a sidescan sonar survey in a localized area within Massachusetts Bay. Collected video, Van Veen grab samples and slow cores to enable ground truthing of the sonar data.
Start Date: 1994-07-05
Start Port/Location: USCG Base, Boston, MA
End Date: 1994-07-08
End Port/Location: USCG Base, Boston, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Corer - piston, Video camera - deep sea
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan data: 61.5 km; Cores: 7, 2 stored intact; Core subsamples: 15; Van Veen grabs: 16; Video?
Staff: William Danforth, Jane Denny, Thomas O'Brien, Richard Rendigs, Charles R. Denham