Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth, Richard Signell
Information Specialist(s): William Danforth
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sound Velocity
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the bathymetry surrounding the Middle Ground shoal in Vineyard Sound using swath bathymetric methods.
Start Date: 2009-09-22
Start Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
End Date: 2009-09-22
End Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
Equipment Used: Real Time Kinematic GPS, SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, Sensor - SVP
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mapped the northern extension of Middle Ground Shoals just north of Lake Tashmoo to West Chop.
Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Richard Signell, Charles Worley
Notes: Project = National Community Sediment Transport Modeling: Scientific Investigations Report (SIR), National Community Sediment Transport Modeling: Scientific Investigations Report (SIR)
Pendleton, E.A., Andrews, B.D., Danforth, W.W., and Foster, D.S, 2014, High-Resolution Geophysical Data From Sand Shoals of Vineyard Sound and the Sea Floor Surrounding the Eastern Elizabeth Islands, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1020, doi: 10.3133/ofr20131020.