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

(Single Channel seismic) 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: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-142, 15 CD-ROMs.

(Single Channel seismic) 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: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-152, 11 CD-ROMs.

(Single Channel seismic) 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: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-142, 15 CD-ROMs.

(Samples) Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival Policies and Collections Database for the Woods Hole Science Center's Marine Sediment Samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, version 1.0.

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).)