USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-022-LW

Other ID: ABSS Target Cal April 10

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Marinna Martini

Data Type(s): Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Environmental Data: CTD

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Preliminary exploration of methods required to perform an acoustic target calibration of acoustic systems such as the ADV, ABSS, or PCADP.


Start Date: 2010-04-26

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 2010-04-30

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, SBE 37 Microcat CTD

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: One week spent at the WHOI Coastal Research Lab building in the tank there using a tungsten carbide target to map the beams of the transducers for Aquascat #17 and record background signal in the tank.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: 04/19/10 This data source was changed from field activity to lab work by amo for M. Martini.
Project = National Community Sediment Transport Modeling: Scientific Investigations Report (SIR), National Community Sediment Transport Modeling: Scientific Investigations Report (SIR)


Coastal Research Lab, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States, North America;

North: 41.58874 South: 41.52297 West: -70.6805 East: -70.56519




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SWATHplus-M 234 kHz --- Interferometric
SBE 37 Microcat CTD --- CTD