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Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-015-FA

Other ID: IB C-15-00-NB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Canadian Hydrographic Service

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Multibeam mapping of the Hudson Shelf Valley and Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS).


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2000-04-05

End Date: 2000-05-05

Equipment Used: Simrad EM 1000, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Bradford Butman, William Danforth, Jane Denny, Laura Hayes, Jeremy Malczyk, Thomas O'Brien, Ben Gutierrez

Affiliate Staff:
Canadian Hydrographic Service

Notes: Intermediate ports of call in New York.
Project = Mapping the EEZ offshore of New York/New Jersey, Mapping the EEZ offshore of New York/New Jersey


New York Bight and Hudson Shelf Valley, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 40.84706 South: 39.5 West: -73.916 East: -72.25


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Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Knowles, S.C., May, B., and Serrett, L., 2002, Sea floor topography and backscatter intensity of the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS), offshore of New York, based on multibeam surveys conducted in 1996, 1998, and 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-503, DVD-ROM, URL:

Butman, B., Middleton, T.J., Thieler, E.R., and Schwab, W.C., 2003, Topography, shaded relief, and backscatter intensity of the Hudson Shelf Valley, offshore of New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-372, CD-ROM, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Simrad EM 1000 --- Multibeam
Bathymetry GIS data ( )
DGPS --- Navigation

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