USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-011-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: New York inner shelf, Fire Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Steve Couch - USACOE, New York District

Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Visual Identification: Species ID

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution sea floor mapping investigation along the inner shelf south of Long Island, New York.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1997-05-05

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1997-05-26

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Echosounder, GeoPulse system, SeaBOSS, Sparker system, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, William Danforth, Jane Denny, David Foster, Kenneth E. Parolski, Edwin Roworth, William Schwab

Affiliate Staff:
Mike Torresan (CMG
Menlo Park); Paul Gayes (Coastal Carolina U.)
Pat Ealy (Coastal Carolina U.)

Notes: Project = Sand Resources, Long Island, NY, Inner Shelf, Sand Resources, Long Island, NY, Inner Shelf

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Diane G
Diane G

Publications

(Single Channel seismic) Hill, Jenna C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S.,2000, Archive of boomer and sparker data collected during USGS Cruise DIAN 97011, Long Island, New York inner shelf--Fire Island, 5-26 May, 1997: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-241, 17 CD-ROMs.

(Single Channel seismic) Hill, Jenna C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S.,2000, Archive of boomer and sparker data collected during USGS Cruise DIAN 97011, Long Island, New York inner shelf--Fire Island, 5-26 May, 1997: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-241, 17 CD-ROMs.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1997-011-FA-LN-001 ( Chirp Field Navigation Data and Shotpoint Maps)
1997-011-FA-LN-002 ( Boomer and Sparker Field Navigation Data and Shotpoint Maps)
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Sidescan
Echosounder --- Single Beam
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1997-011-FA-SE-003 ( Remastered 1-DVD, Datasonics Chirp subbbottom data)
1997-011-FA-SE-001-01 ( Boomer Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images.)
1997-011-FA-SE-001-02 ( Boomer Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images.)
1997-011-FA-SE-001-04 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images.)
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
Sparker system --- Sparker
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1997-011-FA-SE-002 ( Remastered 3 DVD set, Boomer and Sparker subbottom data.)
1997-011-FA-SE-001-03 ( Sparker Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images.)