Other ID: M-1-08-NR
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Diamond Shoals, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler
Information Specialist(s): William Danforth
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map Diamond Shoals, NC.
Start Date: 2008-06-22
Start Port/Location: Atlantic Beach, NC
End Date: 2008-07-11
End Port/Location: Atlantic Beach, NC
Equipment Used: Sidescan sonar, Boomer, SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, Air gun, Real Time Kinematic GPS, EdgeTech Subbottom 512i, Water gun (wh), Digital camera, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Research cruise. Collected multichannel seismic data (watergun source), high-resolution sub-bottom (CHIRP and boomer), sidescan sonar, and interferometric bathymetry and backscatter.
Staff: Emile Bergeron, Philip Bernard, Patrick Berube, William Danforth, David Foster, Emily Himmelstoss, Thomas O'Brien, E. Robert Thieler, Charles Worley
Notes: Outbound travel day 22 June. First mobilization day 23 June. Return travel day 12 July. GPS reference station being surveyed in under field activity 08019, April 2008.