USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-020-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Kenneth E. Parolski, Ronald C. Circe

Affiliate Investigator(s): J. Rawson, Frank Jernejcic (West Virginia Dept. of Natural Resources); Dave Andreko (USACOE)

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recon survey of Monongahela River bottom using sidescan sonar, sub-bottom, sampling, diving, and video.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1995-09-05

Start Port/Location: Fairmont, WV

End Date: 1995-09-15

End Port/Location: Fairmont, WV

Equipment Used: Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Echosounder, ARGO

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Kenneth E. Parolski, Richard Rendigs, Ronald C. Circe

Affiliate Staff:
WVDNR; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; USACOE; City of Fairmont
West Virginia Historical Foundation

Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report - no post-cruise report found.

Location:

Monongahela River, West Virginia, United States, North America;

Boundaries
North: 39.71465 South: 39.41073 West: -80.2289 East: -79.90356

Platform(s):

photo of Monongahela River
Monongahela River

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1995-020-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS-KLEIN L1, SSS-KLEIN L2, SSS-KLEIN L3-4, SSS-KLEIN L5-6, SSS-KLEIN L7-8, SSS-KLEIN L9-11, SSS-KLEIN L12, )
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1995-020-FA-BA-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing BATHYL1-8, NAV-GPSL1-2, NAV-GPSL3-6, NAV-GPSL7-8, NAV-GPSL9-11, BATHYL9-11, NAV-GPSL12, BATHYL12, )
ARGO --- Photo
Video
Geology
1995-020-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing BATHYL1-8, NAV-GPSL1-2, NAV-GPSL3-6, NAV-GPSL7-8, NAV-GPSL9-11, BATHYL9-11, NAV-GPSL12, BATHYL12, )