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Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-029-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Carolyn Ruppel

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Carolyn Ruppel

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Methane, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Reoccupy survey lines used for CRDS and Humminbird surveys on June 7, 2012 to image gas in the sediments


Start Port/Location: public boat ramp

End Port/Location: public boat ramp

Start Date: 2012-06-26

End Date: 2012-06-26

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), HYPACK, EdgeTech 424 chirp sub-bottom profiler, Humminbird fishfinder, Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS)

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Re-occupied CRDS survey lines from June 7 and gathered Humminbird water colum imaging data (for gas plumes) and Chirp SBP

Staff: Eric Moore

Affiliate Staff:
Ben Scandella--MIT

Notes: None
Project = NSF/Hydraulic Sciences,


Upper Mystic Lake

North: 42.4417 South: 42.43157 West: -71.1547 East: -71.14368





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
HYPACK --- Navigation
EdgeTech 424 chirp sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Humminbird fishfinder --- Single Beam
Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) --- CO2
GPS (wh) --- Navigation

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