Other ID: 91-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Ken Able - Rutgers Univ.
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study the sedimentology and depositional processes of an inner shelf sand ridge offshore of Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, to understand sand ridge development and how they are affected by modern oceanographic conditions.
Start Port/Location: Rutgers Marine Field Station, Tuckerton, NJ
End Port/Location: Rutgers Marine Field Station, Tuckerton, NJ
Start Date: 1991-06-10
End Date: 1991-06-14
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, 3.5 kHz, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Motorola Mini-Ranger III
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Klein Sidescan Sonar: 18 sq. km; Odom: 15 km; 3.5 kHz: 112 kHz.
Staff: Barry Irwin, David Twichell, Kenneth E. Parolski
Ken Able and N. Psuty - Rutgers Univ.
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Twichell - Ch. Sci., Ken Parolski - Electronics Technician, Barry Irwin - Navigation Technician.
Inner shelf off Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 39.55||South: 39.45||West: -74.3||East: -74.2|
Paskevich, V.F., Twichell, David C., and Abel, Kenneth W., 1997, Sidescan sonar and navigation field data collected during R/V CALETA 91-1 cruise (10-14 June, 1991): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-868, 2 CD-ROMs.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Klein 531 sidescan||---||Sidescan||1991-015-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )|
|Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system||---||Sidescan|
|3.5 kHz||---||Sub Bottom Profiler|
|ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder||---||Single Beam|
|Motorola Mini-Ranger III||---||Navigation||1991-015-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 91015)|
1991-015-FA-LN-002 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-FINALMINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, NAV-MINIR, )