Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,
Principal Investigator(s): David Foster
Information Specialist(s): Brian Andrews
Data Type(s): Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sound Velocity, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sea floor mapping along the Elizabeth Islands, Middle Ground, Hedge Fence, and L'Hommedieu Shoals
Start Date: 2011-08-01
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2011-08-31
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, DGPS, HYPACK, 3.5 kHz, Sensor - SVP, Klein 3000
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Data were collected on 19 days during daylight ops on R/V Rafael between 2-31 Aug 2011.
Staff: Brian Andrews, Emile Bergeron, William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Eric Moore, 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.