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Field Activity Details for field activity 1993-009-FA

Other ID: DLWR 93-05; DE9305

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee, Marilyn ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mead Allison - SUNY

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Locate fine-grained sediments in Hudson Shelf Valley with sidescan sonar and video surveys, bottom grabs; determine extent of contamination via grabs, cores.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1993-05-22

End Date: 1993-05-27

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, GPS (wh), Corer - piston, SeaBOSS, Corer - gravity, Sidescan sonar, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 59 tracklines.

Staff: Barry Irwin, Richard Rendigs, John S. Schlee, Marilyn ten Brink, Kenneth E. Parolski, Eric A. Schmuck

Affiliate Staff:
Kris Caylor
Peter Cattaneo; Mead Allison - SUNY

Notes: Original Center People field contained: John Schlee - Co-Ch. Sci., Marilyn ten Brink - Co-Ch. Sci., Barry Irwin, Rick Rendigs, Ken Parolski, Eric Schmuck, Kris Caylor, Peter Cattaneo.


Hudson Shelf Valley, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 40.5 South: 39.2 West: -73.9 East: -73


photo of Delaware II
Delaware II


Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1993-009-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of )
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1993-009-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
1993-009-FA-SO-002 ( microfilm of )
1993-009-FA-SO-003 ( Digital tapes of SSS LINES 1-59: inventory #6164, 6165, 6166, and 6167.)
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
Corer - gravity --- Geology
1993-009-FA-SC-001 ( CORE, GRAB samples)
Corer - piston --- Geology
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
1993-009-FA-LN-002-01 ( Raw navigation data files.)
1993-009-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 93009)
Loran-C --- Navigation

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