Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Vineyard Sound, Cape Cod, Marthas Vineyard, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): David Foster, William Schwab
Information Specialist(s): David Foster
Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Multichannel, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Supplement existing Chirp subbottom profiles in Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound with deeper penetration Boomer profiling system. These data will contribute to a more complete geologic framework for the Mass CZM mapping program.
Start Date: 2011-01-06
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2011-01-06
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Boomer, Multichannel seismics, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Morphology;Seismic stratigraphy
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 20.8 km of 8-channel boomer seismic reflection data were collected in Vineyard Sound. Objectives for Buzzards bay were not met due to winter weather conditions.
Staff: Wayne Baldwin, Emile Bergeron, Barry Irwin, Thomas O'Brien, Charles Worley
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.