USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-036-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: New York Bight (Hudson Shelf Valley) and southern Long Island, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman, William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Canadian Hydrographic Service; University of New Brunswick

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Complete multibeam survey of Hudson Shelf Valley. Multibeam survey of selected regions along southern Long Island.


Start Date: 1997-11-25

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1997-12-02

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Woods Hole, 2 days Hudson Shelf Valley (HSV), New York, 2 days HSV, New York, 1 day s. Long Island, Woods Hole.

Staff: Bradford Butman, William Danforth, Jane Denny, Thomas O'Brien, William Schwab, E. Robert Thieler, Eric Haase

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: B. Danforth, Tom O'Brien, B. Butman, Jane Denny/E. Haase, B. Schwab/R. Thieler.

Location Map:


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan