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Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-037-FA

Other ID: CH-95-13,CH-95-15, CH-15-95

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test SIS 7000 sidescan system.


Start Port/Location: Beaufort, NC

End Port/Location: Beaufort, NC

Start Date: 1995-09-06

End Date: 1995-09-11

Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS-7000 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Testing resumed: Sep. 27-28, 1995, CH-15-95, FA 95037.

Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Gregory Miller, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
Larry Kooker - tech - USGS-PMG
Fred Hegg - tech - Datasonics

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Tom O'Brien - chief scientist, Bill Danforth - tech, Barry Irwin - tech, Greg Miller - tech. Original Submitted By field contained: Tom O'Brien, Greg Miller.
Project = Gas Hydrates, Gas Hydrates


Cape Hatteras, Cape Fear Slide, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 32.47053 South: 30.80387 West: -76.9178 East: -75.25118


photo of Cape Hatteras
Cape Hatteras



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
SIS-7000 sidescan --- Sidescan
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan

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