Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: west Florida shelf edge, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Scanlon Catanach
Affiliate Investigator(s): Churchill Grimes - NOAA
Information Specialist(s): Kathryn Scanlon Catanach
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan survey of grouper spawning habitat.
Start Date: 1997-03-20
Start Port/Location: Pascagoula, MS
End Date: 1997-03-31
End Port/Location: Panama City, FL
Equipment Used: DGPS, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar, ISIS, GeoPulse system, 3.5 kHz, Echosounder
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 100 line-km of boomer data; 1185 line-km of sidescan sonar and 3.5 data.
Staff: Jane Denny, Kathryn Scanlon Catanach, Kenneth E. Parolski, Scott Harrison
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Kathy Scanlon (Ch.Sci.); Ken Parolski (E.T.); Jane Denny (sidescan sonar processing); Scott Harrison (sidescan sonar processing).
Briere, P.R., Scanlon, Kathryn M., Gledhill, Christopher T., Koenig, Christopher C., and Fitzhugh, Gary, 1999, West Florida Shelf; sidescan-sonar and sediment data from shelf-edge habitats in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-589, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of99-589/.
Scanlon, K.M., Coleman, Felicia C., and Koenig, Christopher C., 2005, Pockmarks on the outer shelf in the northern Gulf of Mexico; gas-release features or habitat modifications by fish?, in Barnes, P.W., and Thomas, J.P., eds., Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing: American Fisheries Society Symposium 41, v. 41.