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Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-036-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman, William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Canadian Hydrographic Service; University of New Brunswick

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Complete multibeam survey of Hudson Shelf Valley. Multibeam survey of selected regions along southern Long Island.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1997-11-25

End Date: 1997-12-02

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Woods Hole, 2 days Hudson Shelf Valley (HSV), New York, 2 days HSV, New York, 1 day s. Long Island, Woods Hole.

Staff: Bradford Butman, William Danforth, Jane Denny, Thomas O'Brien, William Schwab, E. Robert Thieler, Eric Haase

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: B. Danforth, Tom O'Brien, B. Butman, Jane Denny/E. Haase, B. Schwab/R. Thieler.


New York Bight (Hudson Shelf Valley) and southern Long Island, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 40.4381 South: 40.12849 West: -73.826 East: -73.50403


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Schwab, W.C., Denny, J.F., Foster, D.S., Lotto, L.L., Allison, M.A., Uchupi, E., Swift, B.A., Danforth, W.W., Thieler, E.R., and Butman, B., 2002, High-resolution Quaternary seismic stratigraphy of the New York Bight Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-152, DVD-ROM, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

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