Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: New York Bight Apex, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Affiliate Investigator(s): Bill Corso - USACOE
Information Specialist(s): William Schwab
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Image nearshore area off Long Beach, Long Island, using high-resolution sidescan sonar, fathometer, and boomer seismic reflection systems.
Start Date: 1995-12-05
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1995-12-15
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan, Boomer, 3.5 kHz, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: The majority of data collected is worthless due to bad weather from acoustic noise.
Staff: David Nichols, William Schwab, David Twichell
Notes: Sorry for the short notice. This will bring a lot of funds into the center. Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab - P.I., Dave Twichell - Watchstander, Dave Nichols - Electronics Technician.
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: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-295, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-295/.