Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): David Foster, William Schwab
Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Create regional seabed characterization maps.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 2011-05-04
End Date: 2011-05-17
Equipment Used: SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz, Real Time Kinematic GPS, Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i, Digital camera, Klein 3000
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan sonar, swath bathymetry and Chirp subbottom profiling were collected to complete mapping areas of Massachusetts state waters of Buzzards Bay, Vineyard Sound and part of Nantucket Sound.
Staff: Seth Ackerman, Emile Bergeron, William Danforth, Eric Moore, Aaron Turecek, Charles Worley
Notes: Project = MCZM/B. Bay & Vineyard Sound, MCZM/B. Bay & Vineyard Sound
Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 41.56614||South: 41.23238||West: -71.131||East: -70.35645|
Ackerman, S.D., Andrews, B.D., Foster, D.S., Baldwin, W.E., and Schwab W.C. 2012, High-resolution geophysical data from the inner continental shelf—Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1002, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20121002.
Andrews, B.D., Ackerman, S.D., Baldwin, W.E., Foster, D.S., and Schwab, W.C., 2014, High-resolution geophysical data from the inner continental shelf at Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts (ver. 2.0, September 2014): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1006, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20121006.
Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., Foster, D.F., Ackerman, S.D., Andrews, B.D, Brothers, L.L., and Schwab, W.C., 2018, Geospatial data layers of shallow geology, sea-floor texture, and physiographic zones from the inner continental shelf of Martha's Vineyard from Aquinnah to Wasque Point, and Nantucket from Eel Point to Great Point: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9E9EFNE.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Digital camera||---||Photo||2011-004-FA-PH-001 (deck shots of field operations)|
|Real Time Kinematic GPS||---||Navigation|
|Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i||---||Sub Bottom Profiler|
|SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz||---||Interferometric|