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Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-038-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Signell

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s):

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To re-survey the sandwave field around Middle Ground after the Oct. 29-30, 2006 storm event.


Start Port/Location: Falmouth Harbor, MA

End Port/Location: Falmouth Harbor, MA

Start Date: 2006-11-07

End Date: 2006-11-07

Equipment Used: Submetrix Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Barry Irwin, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Middle Ground, Middle Ground


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

North: 41.48333 South: 41.46667 West: -70.6778 East: -70.65556


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Data Acquired

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

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