USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-016-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Sea and Lake Floor Mapping (LQ000FL)

Principal Investigator(s): David Foster

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): David Foster

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Multichannel

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test Geometrics 16 channel 3.125 m group streamer and data acquisition with boomer or S-Boom source. Include single channel benthos streamer and SonarWiz acquisition for comparison.


Start Date: 2014-05-05

Start Port/Location: Falmouth Harbor

End Date: 2014-05-16

End Port/Location: Falmouth Harbor

Equipment Used: DGPS, Other, Boomer, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived: Multichannel seismic profiles

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Equipment testing

Staff: Wayne Baldwin, Barry Irwin, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:



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

North: 41.70187 South: 41.52694 West: -70.8258 East: -70.62361


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Other --- --- ---
Boomer --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler