USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-031-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jeff McGuire, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Uri Ten Brink

Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy ocean bottom seismometers to record shear wave velocity of shallow sediments

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2012-07-06

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole

End Date: 2012-07-08

End Port/Location: Woods Hole

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 12 OBS deployed as planned. Will be picked up in October at which point data will be offloaded

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
Tim Kane Dan Kot

Notes: Data will be curated by WHOI and sent to IRIS-DMC, as is done with all OBS data.
I put myself as data curator because one cannot submit without it. Please don't bug me.
Project = Marine Tech/Sea Floor Mapping,

Location:

Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;, Southern New England, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Boundaries
North: 39.9 South: 39.8 West: -71 East: -70.9

Platform(s):

photo of Connecticut
Connecticut

Publications

Flores, C.H., ten Brink, U.S., McGuire, J.J., and Collins, J.A., Seismicity and attenuation of the continental margin off New York and New England from OBS data [abs.]: , 2014 AGU Fall Meeting.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
2012-031-FA-SE-001 ( Ocean Bottom Seismometer (OBS) data. Instruments were deployed under this field activity number. OBS were retrieved under field activity number 2012-050-FA. (Nov. 29, 2012 - Dec. 2, 2012) Please refer to retrieval field activity number for more information concerning data.)
DGPS --- Navigation