Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Merrimack River, New Hampshire, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): David Nichols
Affiliate Investigator(s): Duncan Fitzgerald - BU
Information Specialist(s): David Nichols
Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map nearshore sediment transport; map subsurface layer to a depth of 20 m.
Start Date: 2001-04-02
Start Port/Location: Newburyport, MA
End Date: 2001-04-06
End Port/Location: Newburyport, MA
Equipment Used: Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz), Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, Elics Data Acquisition System, Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler, HYPACK
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: High-resolution seismic data were collected nearshore on multiple seismic lines with data being stored in SGY format. Hard copy of field data presented to Boston University with digital post-processing to be completed in next phase.
Staff: Barry Irwin, David Nichols
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Nichols - Operational/Technical; Barry Irwin - Navigation and Technical.