Other ID: 94-12
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Mohsen Badiey - U DE
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan survey LEO-15 area surveyed June 1991 to document storm changes to inner shelf setting.
Start Date: 1994-05-24
Start Port/Location: Lewes, DE
End Date: 1994-05-30
End Port/Location: Lewes, DE
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, SIS-7000 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, DGPS, Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This was a 2-ship multidisciplinary acoustical survey: CTDs during daylight, sidescan sonar at night. Early sidescan problems were solved with second QMIPS trigger box. Entire area was successfully surveyed at 150-m spacing.
Staff: David Twichell, Kenneth E. Parolski
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Twichell - co-chief sci., Ken Parolski - marine tech.
Paskevich, V., Twichell, David C., Badiey, Mohsen, Parolski, Ken, and Danforth, William, 1996, Sidescan sonar and navigation field data collected during CAPE HENLOPEN 94-12 cruise (24-30 May, 1994): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File-Report 96-83, 2 CD-ROMs, URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/pubs/of96-83/INTRO.HTM.