Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: continental shelf, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Jane Denny
Affiliate Investigator(s): Dan Lizarralde, WHOI, and Brandon Dugan, Rice University
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Multichannel
Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution sub-bottom profiling of the inner continental shelf off Massachusetts coast. Multichannel seismic survey of outer continental shelf. Seismic data used in preparation for drilling to assess freshwater resources beneath the continental shelf. Collaborative work: USGS, WHOI, Scripps, Rice University.
Start Date: 2009-08-12
Start Port/Location: Narragansett, RI
End Date: 2009-08-25
End Port/Location: Narragansett, RI
Equipment Used: Sparker system, Multichannel seismics
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: High-resolution sub-bottom profiles of the inner continental shelf off Massachusetts coast were collected. Seismic data used in preparation for drilling to assess freshwater resources beneath the continental shelf. Collaborative work: USGS, WHOI, Scripps, Rice University.
Staff: Emile Bergeron, Brenton B. Taylor
Notes: Data Curator: URI.