USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-087-FA

Other ID: IB R-87-00-MA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Red Brook Harbor, Bourne, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): David Foster

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Demonstrate Submetrix interferometric sidescan sonar capabilities.


Start Date: 2000-11-07

Start Port/Location: Red Brook Harbor, MA

End Date: 2000-11-08

End Port/Location: Red Brook Harbor, MA

Equipment Used: Submetrix Sidescan sonar, Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, William Schwab

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Cruise is a system test. Conducted in area of interest of WRD plume studies from Otis Base. Original Center People field contained: Tom O'Brien (Electronic Technician), Dave Nichols (Navigator, Boat Operator), Bill Schwab (PI).
Project = Sea Floor Mapping Technology, Sea Floor Mapping Technology

Location Map:


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Submetrix Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler