Other ID: Ron Brown HC02
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Hudson Canyon, continental slope, continental rise, New York, New Jersey, New York Bight, mid-Atlantic Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman, James M. Robb
Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Rona (Rutgers University)
Information Specialist(s): James M. Robb
Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Environmental Data: CTD, Sampling: Chemistry, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bathymetric mapping of the continental slope and rise areas adjacent to Hudson Canyon using multibeam echo-sounding and 3.5 kHz profiling.
Start Date: 2002-08-27
Start Port/Location: Miami, FL
End Date: 2002-09-15
End Port/Location: New York, NY
Equipment Used: SeaBeam 2112, ODEC 3.5 kHz, CTD, Niskin water sampler, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 60x110 nmi (111x204 km) bathymetric map; water depths and backscatter recorded by Seabeam system; ODEC 3.5 kHz profile digital data along ~2600 nmi (~4815 km) of track.
Staff: James M. Robb, Tammie Middleton
Notes: Processing required; attempt to minimize artifacts of poorly corrected ship-roll in bathymetry data. Seismic line info and navigation track not yet available. Contact Mary Scranton, SUNY, for station information. Original Center People field contained: James Robb (co-chief sci), Tammie Middleton (GIS). Original Submitted By field contained: Jim Robb, Brad Butman.
(Bathymetry) Butman, Bradford, Twichell, D.C., Rona, P.A., Tucholke, B.E., Middleton, T.J., and Robb, J.M., 2006, Sea Floor Topography and Backscatter Intensity of the Hudson Canyon Region Offshore of New York and New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1441, CD-ROM.