USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-032-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: southern shore of Long Island, Fire Island to Montauk Point, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab, E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s): USACOE

Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny, David Foster

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

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

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1997-09-25

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1997-10-19

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, GeoPulse system, Echosounder, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Sparker system, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth, David Foster, Eric Haase, Barbara Ann McKinney, Thomas O'Brien, Christopher F. Polloni, E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Staff:
Leg 1: Ilya Buynevich - BU; Leg 2: Brian Donahue - Univ. S. Florida

Notes: There was a crew change Oct. 7-8 in Newport, RI. Original Center People field contained: Leg 1: Bill Danforth, Chris Polloni, Dave Foster, Eric Haase; Legs 1 and 2: Rob Thieler, Tom O'Brien, Ann Swift.
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

Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.

Hill, J.C., Thieler, E.R., Foster, D.S., Swift, B.A., and O'Brien, T.F., 2000, Archive of boomer and sparker subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise DIAN 97032, Long Island, New York inner shelf--Fire Island, New York, 24 September - 19 October, 1997: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-142/.

Hill, J.C., Thieler, E.R., Foster, D.S., Swift, B.A., and O'Brien, T.F., 2000, Archive of Datasonics SIS-1000 chirp subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise DIAN 97032, Long Island, New York inner shelf--Fire Island, New York, 24 September - 19 October, 1997: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-152/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1997-032-FA-LN-001 ( Chirp Field Navigation Data and Shotpoint Maps)
1997-032-FA-LN-002 ( Boomer and Sparker Field Navigation Data and Shotpoint Maps)
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Sidescan
1997-032-FA-SO-001 ( Sidescan-Sonar data and DGPS Navigation data.)
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1997-032-FA-SE-001 ( Boomer and Sparker Subbottom Data, Discs 1-7 - SEG-Y data files and images for Lines 1-10 (Area 1), 11-20 (Area 3), 22-28 (Area 3), 37-38 (Area 4), 57-65 (Area 3), 66-72 (Area 2), 73-86 (Area 1), 87-91 (Area 2), 92-94 (Area 3), 95-101 (Area 2), 108 (Area 3), 141-148 (Area 3), and 173 (Area 3).)
1997-032-FA-SE-002 ( Boomer and Sparker Subbottom Data, Discs 8-13 - SEG-Y data files and images for Lines 29-36 (Area 4), 39-47 (Area 4), 48 (Area 5), 49-56 (Area 4), 109 (Area 4), 110-111 (Area 5), 114-118 (Area 5), 121-130 (Area 5), 131 (Area 4), 132-139 (Area 5), 140 (Area 4), 149-159 (Area 4), 160-161 (Area 5), and 172 (Area 4).)
1997-032-FA-SE-003 ( Boomer and Sparker Subbottom Data, Discs 14 & 15 - SEG-Y data files and images for Lines 162-171 (Area 5).)
1997-032-FA-SE-004 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images.)
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1997-032-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Sparker system --- Sparker
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1997-032-FA-SE-005 ( Boomer and Sparker Subbottom Data, Discs 1-7 - SEG-Y data files and images for Lines 1-10 (Area 1), 11-20 (Area 3), 22-28 (Area 3), 37-38 (Area 4), 57-65 (Area 3), 66-72 (Area 2), 73-86 (Area 1), 87-91 (Area 2), 92-94 (Area 3), 95-101 (Area 2), 108 (Area 3), 141-148 (Area 3), and 173 (Area 3).)
1997-032-FA-SE-006 ( Boomer and Sparker Subbottom Data, Discs 8-13 - SEG-Y data files and images for Lines 29-36 (Area 4), 39-47 (Area 4), 48 (Area 5), 49-56 (Area 4), 109 (Area 4), 110-111 (Area 5), 114-118 (Area 5), 121-130 (Area 5), 131 (Area 4), 132-139 (Area 5), 140 (Area 4), 149-159 (Area 4), 160-161 (Area 5), and 172 (Area 4).)
1997-032-FA-SE-007 ( Boomer and Sparker Subbottom Data, Discs 14 & 15 - SEG-Y data files and images for Lines 162-171 (Area 5).)