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Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-074-FA

Other ID: IB R-1-01-MA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ilya Buynevich (WHOI)

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Complete sea-floor survey of ONR site.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2001-11-12

End Date: 2001-12-01

Equipment Used: DGPS, Submetrix Sidescan sonar, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: We were weathered out and did not complete any survey lines. Will await word from ONR if they would like additional work done.

Staff: William Danforth, David Foster, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Kenneth E. Parolski, William Schwab

Affiliate Staff:
Ilya Buynevich (WHOI)

Notes: The intent of this cruise is to finish the survey off Martha's Vineyard. Original Center People field contained: Tom O'Brien (Electronics), Bill Danforth (Data Acquisition), Dave Nichols (Boat Handler), Ken Parolski (Boat Handler), Dave Foster (Boat handler), Bill Schwab (Data Acquisition).


Martha's Vineyard, Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.35 South: 41.3 West: -70.67 East: -70.48


photo of Rafael



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Submetrix Sidescan sonar --- Interferometric
Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

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