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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-030-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Barrier Evolution (MN00F1F)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Jetyak operations to map Sandwich Town Beach nearshore


Start Port/Location: Sandwich, MA

End Port/Location: Sandwich, MA

Start Date: 2016-06-06

End Date: 2016-06-08

Equipment Used: Other, Humminbird 898c HD SI Combo (Jetyak)

Information to be Derived: bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Jetyak bathymetric survey of the nearshore was completed

Staff: Daniel Nowacki, Marinna Martini, Ann Luppino, Barry Irwin, Sandra Brosnahan, Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: The RTK-GPS system we are using is a Spectra SP-80, not found in the navigation system list. We are also using a Hemisphere GPS heading system.

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-006-FA


Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

North: 41.78503467 South: 41.73478262 West: -70.4908 East: -70.42205817





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Other --- --- ---
Humminbird 898c HD SI Combo (Jetyak) --- Navigation
Single Beam

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