USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-004-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Assess the shallow sediment framework (continuation of regional environmental study of New York Bight area).

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1996-05-01

Start Port/Location: Caven Point, NJ

End Date: 1996-06-09

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Water gun (wh), 3.5 kHz, GeoPulse system, Echosounder, Grab sampler, Benthos model 372 camera and strobe, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Michael Casso, VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, William Danforth, Jane Denny, Eric Haase, Barry Irwin, Jeremy Loss, Linda Lotto, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Kenneth E. Parolski, Edwin Roworth, William Schwab

Affiliate Staff:
Shawn Dadisman; Mead Allison - TAMU
Stefan E. Ioannou - U. Toronto
Sarah Pratt - Rutgers
Benjamin Raken - Wesleyan U.

Notes: Original Center People field contained: William Schwab, Tom O'Brien, Barry Irwin, William Danforth, Shawn Dadisman, Dave Nichols, Linda Lotto, Jeremy Loss, Jane Denny, Eric Haase, Ken Parolski, Ed Roworth, VeeAnn Cross, Michael Casso.
Project = EEZ Sea Floor Mapping: NY/NJ Metropolitan Area, EEZ Sea Floor Mapping: NY/NJ Metropolitan Area

Location:

inner Continental Shelf, New York Bight Apex, Fire Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 40.6 South: 40.15 West: -73.98 East: -73.46

Platform(s):

photo of Seaward Explorer
Seaward Explorer

Publications

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/.

Hill, J.C., Schwab, William C., and Danforth, William W., 2001, Archive of sidescan-sonar data and DGPS navigation data collected during USGS Cruise SEAX 96004, New York Bight, 1 May - 9 June, 1996: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of01-95/.

Hill, J.C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S., 2000, Archive of Boomer subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise SEAX 96004, New York Bight, 1 May - 9 June 1996: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-340/.

Hill, J.C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S., 2001, Archive of Datasonics SIS-1000 chirp subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise SEAX 96004, New York Bight, 1 May - 9 June, 1996: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of01-96/.

Hill, J.C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S., 2000, Archive of water gun subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise SEAX 96004, New York Bight, 1 May - 9 June, 1996: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-396/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Water gun navigation ( )
Chirp navigation ( )
Boomer navigation ( )
1996-004-FA-LN-003 ( DGPS navigation printout.)
1996-004-FA-LN-002-01 ( Processed navigation)
1996-004-FA-LN-001-01 ( Ship's trackmap.)
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Sidescan
1996-004-FA-SO-001 ( Sidescan sonar data)
Water gun (wh) --- Air Gun / Water Gun
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Boomer seismic data ( )
1996-004-FA-SE-002-02 ( Boomer subbottom data - SEG-Y data files and images.)
1996-004-FA-SE-002-03 ( CHIRP subbottom data - SEG-Y data files and images.)
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
1996-004-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Benthos model 372 camera and strobe --- Photo
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
Water gun data ( )
Chirp seismic data ( )
1996-004-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( H2O) for lines )
1996-004-FA-SE-002-01 ( Water Gun Data - SEG-Y data files and images.)