USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-047-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: L'Hommedieu Shoals, Vineyard Sound, Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Erika Hammar-Klose

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map shallow geologic framework of L'Hommedieu Shoal.


Start Date: 2002-06-05

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2002-06-07

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This was a demonstration cruise of WHFC sea floor mapping capability.

Staff: E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Staff:
OMB personnel

Notes: This was a demonstration of sea floor mapping capability and application to resource/environmental issues for OMB examiner.

Location Map:


photo of Rafael


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation