Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Fire Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Information Specialist(s): Wayne Baldwin
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map nearshore/shoreface off Fire Island National Seashore.
Start Date: 2011-05-18
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2011-06-09
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: HYPACK, EdgeTech Subbottom 512i, SWATHplus-M 234 kHz
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Area of inner shelf/lower shorface offshore of Fire Island, NY mapped using 234 kHz inteferometric sonar and 5 Hz-12 kHz chirp subbottom profiler (water depths >~8m)
Staff: Wayne Baldwin, Emile Bergeron, Eric Moore, Charles Worley
Notes: Barry Irwin, Cheryl Hapke, and Erika Lentz will provide shore support for navigation.