USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-040-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Charles Worley

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): David Foster

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Equipment testing.


Start Date: 2010-06-10

Start Port/Location: Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth, MA

End Date: 2010-06-10

End Port/Location: Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth, MA

Equipment Used: Boomer, Single channel hydrophone, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tested different single channel hydrophones.

Staff: David Foster, Barry Irwin

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Marine Technology: Sea Floor Mapping, Marine Technology: Sea Floor Mapping

Location Map:


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Boomer --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
DGPS --- Navigation