Other ID: M-2-09-BZ
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Buzzards Bay, Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Walter Barnhardt
Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geologic mapping of sea floor (geophysics only).
Start Date: 2009-05-26
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2009-06-18
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Real Time Kinematic GPS, Klein 3000, SubX swath bathymetry, EdgeTech Subbottom 512i
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: We collected geophysical data over approx. 3350 linear kilometers of tracklines. Full coverage bathymetry and backscatter data encompass approx. 350 sq. km, including 29 sq. km in eastern Vineyard Sound.
Staff: Seth Ackerman, Brian Andrews, Wayne Baldwin, Walter Barnhardt, Emile Bergeron, Brian Buczkowski, William Danforth, David Foster, Thomas O'Brien, Brenton B. Taylor
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Leg 1 (26 May - 07 June): Walter Barnhardt, Emile Bergeron, Tom OBrien, Brent Taylor, Brian Andrews, Seth Ackerman; Leg 2 (07 June - 18 June): Dave Foster, Emile Bergeron, Bill Danforth, Brent Taylor, Wayne Baldwin, Brian Buczkowski, and Danijela Vesovic (CCNY).
Ackerman, S.D., Andrews, B.D., Foster, D.S., Baldwin, W.E., and Schwab, W.C., 2013, High-Resolution Geophysical Data from the Inner Continental Shelf: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1002/.
Andrews, B.D., Ackerman, S.D., Baldwin, W.E., Foster, D.S., and Schwab, W.C., 2013, High-Resolution Geological Mapping of the Inner Continental Shelf: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1006/.