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: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sound Velocity
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the bathymetry surrounding the Middle Ground shoal in Vineyard Sound using swath bathymetric methods.
Start Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
End Port/Location: Falmouth, MA
Start Date: 2009-09-22
End Date: 2009-09-22
Equipment Used: Real Time Kinematic GPS, SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, Sensor - SVP
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mapped the northern extension of Middle Ground Shoals just north of Lake Tashmoo to West Chop.
Staff: William Danforth, Barry Irwin, Richard Signell, Charles Worley
Notes: Project = National Community Sediment Transport Modeling: Scientific Investigations Report (SIR), National Community Sediment Transport Modeling: Scientific Investigations Report (SIR)
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 collected aboard the U.S. Geological Survey research vessel Rafael to supplement existing datasets from Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1020, 6 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131020.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Real Time Kinematic GPS||---||Navigation|
|SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz||---||Interferometric|
|Sensor - SVP||---||Sound Velocity|