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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1980-006-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Alan Goodman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. V. James Henry - Georgia State U.

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Imagery: Video, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Seismics: Boomer

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain sidescan sonar profiles offshore of Georgia.


Start Port/Location: Skidaway Island, GA

End Port/Location: Skidaway Island, GA

Start Date: 1980-05-05

End Date: 1980-05-09

Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, EG&G 234, EG&G Model 260 sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Profile data collected.

Staff: Alan Goodman

Affiliate Staff:
Dr. V. James Henry
Chief Scientist - Georgia State U.; D. Foley
Graduate Student; J. Martinez
Graduate Student; M. Butterworth
Graduate Student; E. Allison
Graduate Student; M. Massar
Graduate Student

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Alan Goodman - Technician.


offshore Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 31.9 South: 31.7 West: -80.9 East: -80.8


photo of Blue Fin
Blue Fin



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
EG&G Model 260 sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
EG&G 234 --- Boomer

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