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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-001-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Jason Chaytor

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Brian Buczkowski

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Piston coring in support of ONR acoustics/USGS RSL & hazards projects

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2016-04-17

End Date: 2016-04-25

Equipment Used: Piston corer, Other, DGPS

Information to be Derived: sedimentary records

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 56 piston & 35 trigger cores (26 vibracores & 10 gravity cores from EN577 Leg 2 - part of same ONR project, stored in WHCMSC)

Staff: Brian Buczkowski, Alexander Nichols, Allison Paquette

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Changed FA from Sebago Lake mapping (canceled for this FY) to this project

Location:

Southern New England Mud Patch

Boundaries
North: 41.07572789 South: 40.82532204 West: -70.7629 East: -70.30476888

Platform(s):

photo of Endeavor
Endeavor

Publications

Boggess, A.A., Buczkowski, B.J., and Chaytor, J.D., 2021, Sedimentological and geotechnical analyses of marine sediment cores from the New England Mud Patch: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9ZYK3PX.

Chaytor, J.D., Ballard, M.S, Buczkowski, B.J., Goff, J.A., Lee, K.M., Reed, A.H., and Boggess, A.A., 2021, Measurements of Geologic Characteristics and Geophysical Properties of Sediments from the New England Mud Patch: IEEE Journal of Ocean Engineering, 1-28 p doi:10.1109/JOE.2021.3101013.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Piston corerUSGS piston corer, UT vibracorer, UT gravity corerGeology
Other --- --- ---
DGPSR/V Endeavor ship mounted DGPS systemsNavigation

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