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): David Foster, William Schwab
Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Create regional seabed characterization maps.
Start Date: 2011-05-04
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2011-05-17
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Digital camera, Real Time Kinematic GPS, EdgeTech Subbottom 512i, Klein 3000, SWATHplus-M 234 kHz
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan sonar, swath bathymetry and Chirp subbottom profiling were collected to complete mapping areas of Massachusetts state waters of Buzzards Bay, Vineyard Sound and part of Nantucket Sound.
Staff: Seth Ackerman, Emile Bergeron, William Danforth, Eric Moore, Aaron Turecek, Charles Worley
Notes: Project = MCZM/B. Bay & Vineyard Sound, MCZM/B. Bay & Vineyard Sound
Ackerman, S.D., Andrews, B.D., Foster, D.S., Baldwin, W.E., and Schwab, W.C., 2013, High-Resolution Geophysical Data from the Inner Continental Shelf: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1002, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1002/.
Andrews, B.D., Ackerman, S.D., Baldwin, W.E., Foster, D.S., and Schwab, W.C., 2013, High-Resolution Geological Mapping of the Inner Continental Shelf: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts. U. S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2012-1006, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1006/.