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Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-012-FA

Other ID: GARDD-1-94

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): CISIG, Parma, Italy

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Create a high-resolution sidescan sonar image of lake floor as part of cooperative with CISIG.


Start Port/Location: Peschiera, Italy

End Port/Location: Peschiera, Italy

Start Date: 1994-10-19

End Date: 1994-10-29

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Thomas O'Brien, William Schwab, David Twichell

Affiliate Staff:
Vince Giusti - CISIG-Parma

Notes: Cooperative agreement between Italy and USGS working through system.
Project = Lake Garda, Italy, Lake Garda, Italy


Lake Garda, northern Italy, Europe;

North: 46 South: 45.25 West: 10.5 East: 11


Garda (mantova)



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
DGPS --- Navigation
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler

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