Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Hurricane Sandy Studies in the Delmarva Peninsula (LQ00FKC)
Location: Delmarva peninsula, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Principal Investigator(s): Laura Brothers, E. Robert Thieler
Affiliate Investigator(s): Carter DuVal, Univ Delaware (grad student)
Information Specialist(s): Elizabeth Pendleton
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Current, Environmental Data: Wave, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Sound Velocity
Scientific Purpose/Goals: map inner shelf bathymetry, surficial sediment type, geologic framework
Start Date: 2014-06-16
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole (van mob); Ocean City, MD (people)
End Date: 2014-07-25
End Port/Location: Ocean City, MD (some gear, people); Woods Hole (van demob)
Equipment Used: ADCP, 600 kHz, ADCP 300 kHz, DGPS, Real Time Kinematic GPS, Grab sampler, Other, GeoEel 16-channel hydrophone, S-Boom seismic source, Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar, SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, Sensor - MVP30
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;Seismic stratigraphic framework
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected swath bathymetry, sidescan sonar, chirp and multi-channel seismic reflection, bottom photos, sediment samples, and ADCP data
Staff: Seth Ackerman, Wayne Baldwin, Emile Bergeron, Laura Brothers, William Danforth, David Foster, Alexander Nichols, E. Robert Thieler, Charles Worley
Notes: Vans, winches, gear were loaded in Woods Hole on Friday 13 June. Final cruise mobilization Ocean City, MD was Monday 16 June. Initial cruise demob Ocean City, MD on Friday, 25 July. Vans, winches were unloaded Woods Hole on Monday, 28 July.
Brothers, L.L., Thieler, E.R., Pendleton, E., Foster, D., Danforth, W., Baldwin, W., and Ackerman, S, New Regional-Scale Geophysical Observations of the Delmarva Peninsula, U.S.A. Inner Continental Shelf [abs.]: , 2014 AGU Fall Meeting.
Brothers, L.L., Thieler, E.R., Pendleton, E.A., 2014, Hurricane Sandy: Linking Coastal Processes and Vulnerability along the Delmarva Peninsula: U. S. Geological Survey Web Page, .
Pendleton, E., Ackerman, S., Baldwin, W., Danforth, W., Foster, D., Thieler, R., and Brothers, L., 2014, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2014, USGS Field Activity 2014-002-FA: U.S. Geological Survey FADD, doi: 10.5066/F7MW2F60.
Pendleton, E.A., Ackerman, S.D., Baldwin, W.E., Danforth, W.W., Foster, D.S.,, Thieler, E.R., and Brothers, L.L, 2015, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2014, USGS Field Activity 2014-002-FA, version 2: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7MW2F60.