Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: West Florida inner continental shelf, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a sidescan sonar, bathymetry, and high-resolution sub-bottom survey of an 8 by 6.5 nautical mile area of the shoreface and inner West Florida shelf offshore Sarasota, Florida.
Start Date: 1995-05-02
Start Port/Location: St. Petersberg, FL
End Date: 1995-05-08
End Port/Location: St. Petersberg, FL
Equipment Used: DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, Odom Digitrace, 3.5 kHz, Grab sampler
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Kenneth E. Parolski
Twichell, D., and Paskevich, Valerie, 1999, Bathymetry, sidescan sonar image, surface sediments, and surficial geological map of the inner shelf off Sarasota, Florida; preliminary discussion and GIS database release: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of99-396/.