USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-005-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Affiliate Staff:
Cliff Harper - NOAA (E.T.)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Kathy Scanlon (Ch.Sci.); Ken Parolski (E.T.); Jane Denny (sidescan sonar processing); Scott Harrison (sidescan sonar processing).
Project = West Florida Shelf Edge Habitat Mapping, West Florida Shelf Edge Habitat Mapping

Location Map:


photo of Chapman


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
ISIS --- Sidescan
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1997-005-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
Echosounder --- Single Beam