USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-038-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Investigator(s): John Catena - NMFS-Gloucester

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Image an experimental lobster habitat using sidescan sonar.


Start Date: 1997-06-10

Start Port/Location: University of Rhode Island, RI

End Date: 1997-06-10

End Port/Location: University of Rhode Island, RI

Equipment Used: Sidescan sonar, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This cruise was conducted on a low/no cost basis while the vessel was on a scheduled transit from a previous survey.

Location Map:


photo of Asterias


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
DGPS --- Navigation