USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-013-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: New York Bight APEX, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution geophysical sea-floor mapping (sidescan, sub-bottom, bathymetry). The cruise will be immediately followed by a sampling leg (FA 98020).

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1998-09-10

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1998-09-22

End Port/Location: Caven Point, NJ

Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, GeoPulse system, Air gun, Sparker system, Single channel hydrophone, Water gun (wh), Echosounder

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth, Jane Denny, David Foster, Barry Irwin, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, William Schwab

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: (1st Leg) William Schwab, Tom O'Brien, William Danforth, Dave Foster, Jane Denny, Barry Irwin, Dave Nichols.
Project = Mapping of EEZ off NY/NJ Metropolitan Area, Mapping of EEZ off NY/NJ Metropolitan Area

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Alpha & Omega II
Alpha & Omega II

Publications

(Single Channel seismic) Foster, D. S., Schwab, W. C., Danforth, W. W., Denny, J. F., Hill, J. C., Irwin, B. J., Nichols, D. R., and O'Brien, T. F.,1999, Archive of Datasonics SIS-1000 chirp subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise ALPH 98013, New York Bight, 8 September-23 October, 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-37, 9 CD-ROMs.

(Single Channel seismic) Foster, D. S., Schwab, W. C., Danforth, W. W., Denny, J. F., Hill, J. C., Irwin, B. J., Nichols, D. R., and O'Brien, T. F.,1999, Archive of Sparker data collected during USGS Cruise ALPH 98013, New York Bight, 12-22 September, 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-436, 6 CD-ROMs

(Single Channel seismic) Foster, D. S., Schwab, W. C., Danforth, W. W., Denny, J. F., Hill, J. C., Irwin, B. J., Nichols, D. R., and O'Brien, T. F.,1999, Archive of 15 inch3 water gun data, collected during USGS Cruise ALPH 98013 New York Bight, 10-22 September 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-395, CD-ROM.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1998-013-FA-LN-001-02 ( Water gun Navigation Data and Shotpoint Maps)
1998-013-FA-LN-001-03 ( Sidescan sonar Navigation Data and Shotpoint Maps)
1998-013-FA-LN-001-01 ( Chirp Field Navigation Data and Shotpoint Maps)
1998-013-FA-LN-002 ( Remastered 6 DVD set of Sidescan-Sonar and DGPS Navigation data.)
1998-013-FA-LN-001-04 ( Sparker Navigation Data and Shotpoint Maps)
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Sidescan
1998-013-FA-SO-001 ( Sidescan Data Link - Disk 1.)
1998-013-FA-SO-002 ( Sidescan Data Link - Disk 2.)
1998-013-FA-SO-003 ( Sidescan Data Link - Disk 3.)
1998-013-FA-SO-004 ( Sidescan Data Link - Disk 4.)
1998-013-FA-SO-005 ( Sidescan Data Link - Disk 5.)
1998-013-FA-SO-006 ( Sidescan Data Link - Disk 6.)
1998-013-FA-SO-007 ( Remastered 6 DVD of Sidescan-Sonar and DGPS Navigation data.)
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1998-013-FA-SE-003 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 1.)
1998-013-FA-SE-004 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 2.)
1998-013-FA-SE-005 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 3.)
1998-013-FA-SE-006 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 4.)
1998-013-FA-SE-007 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 5.)
1998-013-FA-SE-008 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 6.)
1998-013-FA-SE-009 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 7.)
1998-013-FA-SE-010 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 8.)
1998-013-FA-SE-011 ( CHIRP Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images, CD 9.)
1998-013-FA-SE-012 ( 2 remastered dvd of Chirp Subbottom (seg-y) data files and images.)
Air gun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Sparker system --- Sparker
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1998-013-FA-SE-001 ( Water Gun Subbottom Data - SEG-Y data files and images.)
1998-013-FA-SE-002 ( Sparker Subbottom Data - Images only.)
Water gun (wh) --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Echosounder --- Single Beam