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Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-001-FA

Other ID: Leg 1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth

Affiliate Investigator(s): Lt. Cheryl Callahan - NOAA

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect sidescan sonar and bathymetric data within the area designated as Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, 25 miles southeast of Savannah, GA.


Start Port/Location: Savannah, GA

End Port/Location: Savannah, GA

Start Date: 1994-08-15

End Date: 1994-08-20

Equipment Used: DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Mead Allison, William Danforth, Jane Denny, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
Lt. Cheryl Callahan
Rick Koehler - NOAA

Notes: Project = Grays Reef NMS, Grays Reef NMS


Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 31.42917 South: 31.35417 West: -80.925 East: -80.825


photo of Ferrel



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1994-001-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS/L1-4, SSS/L5-6, SSS/L7-10, SSS/L11-22, SSS/L23-36, SSS/L37-51, SSS/L52-59, BATHY L1-4, )
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam
DGPS --- Navigation
1994-001-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-DGPSL1-4, NAV-DGPSL4-21, NAV-DGPSL21-36, NAV-DGPSL49-59, )

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