USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-048-FA

Other ID: IB N-2-01-MA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Investigator(s): Marga McElroy, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Thomas O'Brien

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geologic mapping of a 1 X 3 mile area south of Martha's Vineyard.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2001-02-03

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2001-02-04

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar, Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: David Foster, Barry Irwin

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Barry Irwin - Super Navigator; Dave Foster - Super Coach and Seismic Guy.

Location:

Martha's Vineyard, Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 41.35 South: 41.3 West: -70.675 East: -70.525

Platform(s):

photo of Nobska
Nobska

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler