USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-025-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Cancelled

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Wayne Baldwin

Data Type(s): Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map nearshore area offshore of Fire Island, NY


Start Date: 2013-04-15

Start Port/Location: Fire Island

End Date: 2013-05-02

End Port/Location: Fire Island

Equipment Used: SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, Seismic reflection, Sparker system

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Wayne Baldwin, Barry Irwin, Eric Moore, William Schwab

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Survey site selected for deployment of physical oceanographic gear in fy2014
Project = Long Island Barrier Island,

Location Map:


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SWATHplus-M 234 kHz --- Interferometric
Seismic reflection ---
Sparker system --- Sparker