USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-050-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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;, OBS recovery/deployment

Principal Investigator(s): Jason Chaytor

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jason Chaytor

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 12 OBSs from the slope south of Martha's Vineyard and deploy 5 OBSs between Atlantis and Hudson Canyon

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2012-11-29

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2012-12-02

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Ocean Bottom Seismometer

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 11 of 12 OBSs recovered, 5 deployed

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
Dan Kot

Notes: Project = Marine Geohazards/Source Eval,

Location Map:

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.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
2012-050-FA-SE-001 ( Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBS) deployed during field activity 2012-031-FA. Only 11 of the 12 instruments were retrieved. )