Field Activity Details for field activity 2007-016-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth

Affiliate Investigator(s): Rich Signell

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Survey Middle Ground with SwathPlus interferometric system.


Start Port/Location: Falmouth Harbor, MA

End Port/Location: Falmouth Harbor, MA

Start Date: 2007-05-10

End Date: 2007-05-10

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Sidescan sonar, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 26 lines of swath bathymetric data using the SEA SwathPlus system.

Staff: Emile Bergeron, William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Richard Signell, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Danforth - Data acquisition and processing; Chuck Worley - Captain/mobilization; Emile Bergeron - Data acquisition/mobilization; Barry Irwin - Navigation; Rich Signell - Science.
Project = Middle Ground, Middle Ground


Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.48333 South: 41.46667 West: -70.6778 East: -70.65694


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Loran-C --- Navigation
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program