Other ID: M-1-08-NR
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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.
Diamond Shoals, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;