Other ID: R-34-08-MA
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Information Specialist(s): Lawrence Poppe, Nancy K. Soderberg
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Ground truth NOAA hydrographic survey H11346 of the entrance to Edgartown Harbor with seismic reflection. One day primarily employed the Uniboom system; one day primarily employed the Knudsen Chirp.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 2008-08-18
End Date: 2008-08-20
Equipment Used: DGPS, Boomer, Single channel hydrophone, Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Equipment problems prevented data acquisition on August 18, but 57 km of Knudsen Chirp seismic reflection profiles and 17 km of Uniboom seismic reflection profiles were collected along tracklines on August 19-20.
Staff: David Foster, Thomas O'Brien
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Foster (boat operator); Tom OBrien (seismic specialist).
Edgartown Harbor, Nantucket Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Foster, D.S., Blackwood, D.S., Williams, S.J., Ackerman, S.D., Moser, M.S., and Glomb, K.A., 2010, Geological interpretation of the sea floor offshore of Edgartown, Massachusetts: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1001/.
FAN 2008-034-FA has data viewable in the GeoMappApp/Virtual Ocean applications. To view this data in these applications go to http://www.geomapapp.org/ and http://www.virtualocean.org/. See the instructions for locating USGS data in these applications. You can also view the imagery created from the SEGY data at http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/images.php?cruise=2008-034-FA.