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):

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:

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

Boundaries
North: 40.5833 South: 40.1666 West: -74 East: -73.25

Platform(s):

photo of Alpha & Omega II
Alpha & Omega II

Publications

Denny, J.F., Schwab, W.C., Danforth, W.W., O'Brien, T.F., Foster, D.S., Nichols, D., and Irwin, B., 2000, Archive of sidescan-sonar and DGPS navigation data collected on USGS Cruise ALPH 98013, September 10-23, 1998: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of98-590/.

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: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of99-395/.

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: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of99-037/.

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: .

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Water gun navigation ( )
Chirp 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
Chirp seismic data ( )
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
Water gun data ( )
Sparker seismic data ( )
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