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Field Activity Details for field activity 1986-019-FA

Other ID: MH 86-1; MHWK 86-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): S. Jeffress Williams, Ronald C. Circe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution and sidescan survey of Elizabeth River, Norfolk, VA.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1986-09-02

End Date: 1986-09-06

Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, GeoPulse system, Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder, Furuno LORAN-C Receiver

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Approx. 37 nm (69 km) of survey lines.

Staff: S. Jeffress Williams, Ronald C. Circe, Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
Rob Wertz (USGS
BPMG); Dave Wolf (USGS
NMD); Todd Augustine (USGS

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jeff Williams (Co-Ch. Sci.), Ron Circe (Co-Ch. Sci.); Ken Parolski (USGS, BAMG).
Project = Coastal Erosion Program, BAMG, Coastal Erosion Program, BAMG


Elizabeth River, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 36.98333 South: 36.73333 West: -76.4167 East: -76.21667


Marsh Hawk



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder --- Single Beam
Furuno LORAN-C Receiver --- Navigation

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