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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-004-FA

Other ID: PC-17-05 (OMAO)

Status: Pending

Organization(s): Other, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Woods Hole Oceanographic

Funding Program(s): Other ()

Principal Investigator(s): Jason Chaytor

Affiliate Investigator(s): Amanda W.J. Demopoulos (USGS)

Information Specialist(s): Brian Andrews

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deepwater Atlantic Habitats II: Continued Atlantic Research and Exploration in Deepwater Ecosystems with Focus on Coral, Canyon, and Seep Communities

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Morehead City, NC

End Port/Location: Morehead City, NC

Start Date: 2017-09-01

End Date: 2017-09-30

Equipment Used: Other, Reson 7125, Other

Information to be Derived: Bathymetry, sediment thickness, outcrop mapping

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Brian Andrews

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Multibeam data (depth,backscatter,water column) will be collected via Simrad ME 70 hull mounted sonar on NOAA Ship Pisces. In addtion AUV Sentry (WHOI) will collect same multibeam data with a Reson 7125 sonar. Chirp SBP collected via Setnry AUV. Imagery from AUV.

Location:

Mid- and Southern US Atlantic margin

Boundaries
North: 36.56921797 South: 31.91979478 West: -78.02490234 East: -74.17919922

Platform(s):

photo of Pisces
Pisces

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Other --- --- ---
Reson 7125 --- Multibeam
Other --- --- ---

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