Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Walter Barnhardt
Information Specialist(s): Brian Andrews
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geologic mapping of sea floor (geophysics only).
Start Date: 2007-07-23
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2007-08-08
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Submetrix Sidescan sonar, EdgeTech Subbottom 512i, Real Time Kinematic GPS, SWATHplus-L 117 kHz, Klein 3000
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Survey collected 100% coverage with swath bathymetry over an area of approx. 350 km2 in northern Cape Cod Bay. Approx. 1300 line km of sidescan sonar and sub-bottom profiles were also collected. Preliminary data processing took place during survey.
Staff: Ankur Agarwala, Brian Andrews, Wayne Baldwin, Walter Barnhardt, Emile Bergeron, William Danforth, Charles Worley
Notes: Project = Geologic mapping of the Massachusetts inner shelf, Geologic mapping of the Massachusetts inner shelf
Andrews, B.D., Ackerman, Seth D., Baldwin, Wayne E., and Barnhardt, Walter A., 2010, Geophysical and sampling data from the inner continental shelf; northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1006, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1006/.
, 2010, Ocean and coastal data management: , Proceedings of OceanObs09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison D.E. & Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306. Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1006/.
Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Ackerman, S.D., Foster, D.S., Andrews, B.A., and Schwab, W.C., 2013, Shallow Geology, Sea-floor Texture, and Physiographic Provinces of the Inner Continental Shelf from Nahant to Northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1157, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1157/.