USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-078-LW

Other ID: ABSS Target Cal Summer 10

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Tank in WHOI Bigelow Building, room G8;

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Marinna Martini

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Current, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Continue to improve target calibration technique for small beam, high frequency backscatter profiling instrument.


Start Date: 2010-06-01

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 2010-08-31

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: ADCP, Mooring tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Target calibration work with ABSS 17 by two WHOI PEP program summer students.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This is an engineering test; data will not likely be processed.
Project = National Community Sediment Transport Modeling, National Community Sediment Transport Modeling

Location Map:



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ADCP --- Current
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing