USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-014-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jane Denny

Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Carlson - PMG

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Image glacial marine sediment depocenter using sidescan sonar.


Start Date: 1997-10-15

Start Port/Location: Juneau, AK

End Date: 1997-10-31

End Port/Location: Juneau, AK

Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, DGPS

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan sonar survey several bays within Glacier Bay completed. Working cooperatively with BRD to assess benthic habitats. Data stored in Menlo Park.

Staff: Jane Denny

Affiliate Staff:
Michael Boyle
Menlo Park; Guy Cochrane
Menlo Park

Notes: Cooperative study with the NBS. Data Curator: Paul Carlson.


Glacier Bay, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 58.68333 South: 58.36667 West: -136.117 East: -135.75


photo of Karluk



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
DGPS --- Navigation