Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth, Richard Signell
Information Specialist(s): William Danforth
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Completely map the bathymetry surrounding the shoal Middle Ground in Vineyard Sound using swath bathymetric methods.
Start Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
End Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
Start Date: 2007-10-31
End Date: 2007-10-31
Equipment Used: Echosounder, DGPS, Sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 13 lines of swath bathymetric data using the SEA SwathPlus system aboard the R/V RAFAEL.
Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Richard Signell, Charles Worley
Notes: Project = Community Sediment Transport Modeling, Community Sediment Transport Modeling
Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 41.5||South: 41.4||West: -70.8||East: -70.58333|
Pendleton, E.A., Andrews, B.D., Danforth, W.W., and Foster, D.S, 2014, High-Resolution Geophysical Data From Sand Shoals of Vineyard Sound and the Sea Floor Surrounding the Eastern Elizabeth Islands, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1020.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|DGPS||---||Navigation||2007-039-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data: x, y, z coordinates for 10/31/07 taken every second; stored in an Excel spreadsheet.)|