Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth, Richard Signell
Information Specialist(s): William Danforth
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Completely map the bathymetry surrounding the shoal Middle Ground in Vineyard Sound using swath bathymetric methods.
Start Date: 2007-10-31
Start Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
End Date: 2007-10-31
End Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
Equipment Used: Echosounder, DGPS, Sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 13 lines of swath bathymetric data using the SEA SwathPlus system aboard the R/V RAFAEL.
Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Richard Signell, Charles Worley
Notes: Project = Community Sediment Transport Modeling, Community Sediment Transport Modeling
Pendleton, E.A., Andrews, B.D., Danforth, W.W., and Foster, D.S, 2014, High-Resolution Geophysical Data From Sand Shoals of Vineyard Sound and the Sea Floor Surrounding the Eastern Elizabeth Islands, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1020, doi: 10.3133/ofr20131020.