Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: inner shelf out 5 nm, Fire Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Affiliate Investigator(s): Steve Couch - USACOE
Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video
Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution sea floor mapping nearshore Fire Island, New York.
Start Date: 1996-09-04
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1996-09-24
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, GeoPulse system, 3.5 kHz, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, ISIS, Grab sampler, Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, William Danforth, Jane Denny, David Foster, Barry Irwin, William Schwab, Kenneth E. Parolski, Eric Haase, Michael Taylor
Notes: Project is a continuation of USGS high-resolution sea-floor mapping efforts off the NY-NJ Metropolitan area.
Hill, J.C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S., 2000, Archive of Boomer subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise DIAN 96040, Fire Island, New York, 4-15 September, 1996: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-467, 9 CD-ROMs, URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-467/.
Hill, J.C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S., 2000, Archive of Datasonics SIS-1000 chirp subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise DIAN 96040, Fire Island, New York, 4-24 September 1996: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-366, 6 CD-ROMs, URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-366/.
Schwab, W.C., Baldwin, W.E., and Denny, J.F., 2015, Maps Showing the Change in Modern Sediment Thickness on the Inner Continental Shelf Offshore of Fire Island, New York between 1996-1997 and 2011. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1238, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141238..
Schwab, W.C., Denny, J.F., and Baldwin, W.E., 2015, Maps showing bathymetry and modern sediment thickness on the inner continental shelf offshore of Fire Island, New York: pre-Hurricane Sandy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1203, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141203.
Schwab, W.C., Thieler, E.R., Denny, J.F., and Danforth, W.W., 2000, Seafloor sediment distribution off southern Long Island, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-243, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-243/.