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Field Activity Details for field activity K107PS

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AKA: none

Other ID: K-1-07-PS

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound (ZP00AZZ)

Principal Investigator(s): Eric Grossman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): David Finlayson

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Depth, Environmental Data: Turbidity, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map substrate morphology and benthic habitat characterstics


Start Port/Location: Seattle, Washington

End Port/Location: Seattle, Washington

Start Date: 2007-02-12

End Date: 2007-02-22

Equipment Used: pressuremeter, turbiditymeter, opticalbackscattersensor, VanVeengrab, GPS, multibeam, velocimeter, underwater video, chirp

Information to be Derived: seafloor depth, morphology, texture, benthic vegetation (eelgrass, kelp); subsurface acoustic surfaces and facies, sediment thickness

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Acoustic velocimeters, underwater video cameras, pressure sensors, and turbidity sensors (OBS). files exist on /imgarc2/K-1-07-PS



North: 48.46473 South: 48.22033 West: -122.685 East: -122.48712




Grossman, E.E., Dartnell, P., and Finlayson, D.P., 2018, High-resolution bathymetry and acoustic-backscatter data collected in 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2010 in Skagit Bay, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
pressuremeter --- Depth
turbiditymeter --- Turbidity
opticalbackscattersensor --- Turbidity
VanVeengrab --- Geology
Station Information
GPS --- Navigation
Survey information
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-1-07-ps.062_10sec
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-1-07-ps.062_10sec_subx
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-1-07-ps.062 (Provisional best file)
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-1-07-ps.062_10sec_chirp
multibeam --- Multibeam
Survey information
velocimeter --- Sound Velocity
File list
Station Information
underwater video --- Video
chirp --- Boomer
Seismic FFID/Shot/CDP data k-1-07-ps.410_singlechannel_chirp (Provisional best file)

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