Other ID: SEAX95007
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Assess the shallow sediment framework: the first phase of comprehensive environmental study of the New York Bight area.
Start Date: 1995-05-07
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1995-05-25
End Port/Location: Toms River, NJ
Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Water gun (wh), 3.5 kHz, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Boomer, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: William Danforth, Jane Denny, David Foster, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Project = EEZ Mapping NY-NJ, EEZ Mapping NY-NJ
New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Denny, J.F., and Schwab, W.C., 1999, Archive of sidescan-sonar and DGPS navigation data collected during USGS Cruise SEAX95007, 8 May-24 May, 1995: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of99-356/.
Hill, J.C., Schwab, W. C., and Foster, D. S., 2001, Archive of water gun subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise SEAX 95007, New York Bight, 7-25 May, 1995: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of01-157/.
Hill, J.C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S., 2001, Archive of datasonics SIS-1000 CHIRP subbottom data, collected during USGS Cruise SEAX 95007, New York Bight, 7-25 May, 1995: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of01-97/.
Schwab, W.C., Denny, J.F., Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Foster, D.S, Swift, B.A., Lotto, L.L., Allison, M.A., and Thieler, E.R., 2000, Seafloor characterization offshore of the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area using sidescan sonar: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-295/.
FAN 1995-007-FA has data viewable in the GeoMappApp/Virtual Ocean applications. To view this data in these applications go to http://www.geomapapp.org/ and http://www.virtualocean.org/. See the instructions for locating USGS data in these applications. You can also view the imagery created from the SEGY data at http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/images.php?cruise=1995-007-FA.