USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-010-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Long Island Sound, Connecticut, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Harley J. Knebel, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan sonar survey to define the bottom sedimentary environments of Long Island Sound.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1995-04-04

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1995-04-12

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Boomer, Single channel hydrophone, ORE multibeam

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Kenneth E. Parolski, Richard Rendigs, Barbara A. Seekins, Brenton B. Taylor

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: VeeAnn Cross - marine geol., Kenneth Parolski - phys. sci., Richard Rendigs - marine geol., Barbara Seekins - phys. sci. tech., Brendt Taylor - phys. sci. tech.
Project = Long Island Sound Marine Geologic Studies, Long Island Sound Marine Geologic Studies

Location Map:

Platform(s):

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Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Sidescan
1995-010-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
Boomer --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
ORE multibeam --- Multibeam