Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Wells Embayment, Maine, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Walter Barnhardt
Affiliate Investigator(s): Joe Kelley, University of Maine
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Sound Velocity
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geologic mapping of moraine complex and submerged shorelines for study of sea-level change and assessment of sand/gravel resources.
Start Date: 2005-06-01
Start Port/Location: Wells, ME
End Date: 2005-06-10
End Port/Location: Wells, ME
Equipment Used: Submetrix Sidescan sonar, Digital camera, Real Time Kinematic GPS, EdgeTech 424 chirp sub-bottom profiler, SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar, Sensor - SVP
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Submetrix Bathymetry (117 kHz): full mosaic 102 sq. km; Klein sidescan sonar (dual frequency): 142.4 km of tracklines (424); Chirp seismic reflection profiles: 400.3 km of tracklines.
Staff: Walter Barnhardt, Erika Hammar-Klose, Barry Irwin, Charles Worley
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Walter Barnhardt (PI), Charles Worley (marine tech), Barry Irwin (Boat Captain), and Erika Hammar-Klose (geologist and data processor).