USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-010-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: New Engalnd continental margin, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Brian Andrews

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: map shelf edge canyons

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2012-06-29

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole

End Date: 2012-07-03

End Port/Location: Woods Hole

Equipment Used: Echosounder

Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 418 sq km of multibeam bathymetry in Welker, Hydrographer, and Veatch Canyons on the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster using a Simrad EM1002.

Staff: Brian Andrews, Jerry Charles, Racheal Ferreira

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:
Project = NRC/Tsunami Landslide,

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Nancy Foster
Nancy Foster

Publications

Andrews, B.D., Chaytor, J.D., Brothers, D.S., and ten Brink, U.S., 2013, Bathymetric Terrain Model of the Atlantic Margin for Marine Geological Investigations. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1266, URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20121266.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
2012-010-FA-BA-001 ( 518 kilometers of bathymetric data collected between July 1-3, 2013 on board the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster using their SIMRAD EM1002 (95 kHz). Woods Hole to Woods Hole)