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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-033-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): CMHRP Program Office Operational Costs (GY00ET2SZ00)

Principal Investigator(s): Nathaniel Miller

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): William Danforth

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: main objective of this cruise is to recover the 30 OBSs that were deployed in July 2018.


Start Port/Location: Kodiak, AK

End Port/Location: Kodiak, AK

Start Date: 2019-08-25

End Date: 2019-09-12

Equipment Used: EM122 12 kHz multibeam, POS-MV

Information to be Derived: Seafloor bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered 30 OBS instruments and collected 2000 line-km of EM122 12 kHz multibeam data

Staff: William Danforth

Affiliate Staff:



Gulf of Alaska

North: 58.00809779 South: 52.53627304 West: -165.36621094 East: -148.75488281


photo of Marcus G. Langseth
Marcus G. Langseth



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
EM122 12 kHz multibeamWe collected 2000 line-km of 12 kHz multibeam echo sounder data using the ship's hull mounted Simrad EM122.Multibeam
POS-MVCollect XX megabytes of POS-MV dataNavigation

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