Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Ken Able, Rutgers Univ.
Information Specialist(s): David Twichell
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map tilefish burrows.
Start Port/Location: Indian River, FL
End Port/Location: Indian River, FL
Start Date: 1984-05-19
End Date: 1984-05-21
Equipment Used: Sidescan sonar, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Habitat maps; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan sonar data were collected at the Cape Canaveral shelf edge to map differences in tilefish burrow density with increasing water depth.
Staff: David Twichell
Rutgers Univ.; Bob Jones
Harbor Branch Foundation
Cape Canaveral, Florida east coast, United States, North Atlantic;
|North: 28.8333||South: 28.7||West: -80.0666||East: -79.9333|
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Loran-C||---||Navigation||1984-034-FA-LN-001-01 ( Track map of sidescan survey area, plotted from ship navigation with MapGen software, in Lat./Long.)|
1984-034-FA-LN-001 ( Paper printouts of navigation with 5 minute fix intervals: includes time, lat., long., speed and course over ground.)
1984-034-FA-LN-002 ( Paper charts from bridge plotter of sidescan sonar survey lines; Loran-C coordinates.)
|Sidescan sonar||---||Sidescan||1984-034-FA-SO-001 ( Paper sidescan sonar profiles in folders; images not slant-range or ground-range corrected.)|