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Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-018-FA

Other ID: IB R-1-01-NH

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Chart test area within harbor using Submetrix interferometric sidescan system.


Start Port/Location: Portsmouth Harbor, NH

End Port/Location: Portsmouth Harbor, NH

Start Date: 2001-06-10

End Date: 2001-06-16

Equipment Used: DGPS, Submetrix Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This bathymetric/backscatter data set was collected in preparation for the Shallow Survey 2001 conference held in Sep. 2001 in Portsmouth, NH. The Submetrix data set will be compared to other data sets collected in the same area.

Staff: William Danforth, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Danforth (data acquisition), Tom O'Brien (Electronics Technician), Dave Nichols (Electronic Technician).
Project = Seafloor Mapping Core, Seafloor Mapping Core


Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshire, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43.086 South: 43.054 West: -70.75 East: -70.696


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Submetrix Sidescan sonar --- Interferometric

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