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):

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:

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

Boundaries
North: 40.9 South: 40.5 West: -73.5 East: -72.4

Platform(s):

photo of Diane G
Diane G

Publications

Capone, M.K., Hammar-Klose, E.S., Hill, J.C., and Schwab, W.C., 2002, Archive of sidescan-sonar data and DGPS navigation data collected during USGS cruise DIAN97011 Long Island, New York inner shelf - Fire Island, New York, 5 May-26 May 1997: .

Hill, J.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: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-241/.

Hill, J.C., Schwab, William C., and Foster, David S., 2000, Archive of Datasonics SIS-1000 chirp subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise DIAN 97011, Long Island, New York Inner Shelf--Fire Island, New York, 5-26 May, 1997: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-242/.

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. 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: 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: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-243/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Nav data ( )
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
Sparker seismic data ( )
Boomer seismic data ( )
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.)