USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-041-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s): John Goff (UTIG)

Information Specialist(s): Jeffrey Obelcz

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: CHIRP survey aboard R/V Tioga in the Mud Patch of southern New England shelf


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole

End Port/Location: Woods Hole

Start Date: 2012-09-14

End Date: 2012-09-19

Equipment Used: DGPS, Seismic reflection, Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Edgetech 512i survey of the SNE Mudpatch. Two long dip lines were collected from the 60-m isobath to the 600 m isobath across the shelf-edge. Project in collaboration with John Goff and Jamie Austin of UTIG. Cruise participants: Chuck Worley and Jeff Obelcz.

Staff: Jeffrey Obelcz, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
John Goff (UTIG)
Jamie Austin (UTIG)
Glenn Gawarkiewicz (WHOI)

Notes: Project = Ask Janet, Ask Janet


Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

North: 41.17038 South: 40.82212 West: -71.3013 East: -70.68604


photo of Tioga



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Seismic reflection ---
DGPS --- Navigation