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Field Activity Details for field activity K205PS

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AKA: none

Other ID: K-2-05-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): Dave Hogg

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map seafloor habitat and substrate types and subsurface facies


Start Port/Location: La Conner, WA

End Port/Location: La Conner, WA

Start Date: 2005-04-02

End Date: 2005-04-09

Equipment Used: EdgeTech 512i, CHIRP, GPS, SWATH plus interferometer sonar

Information to be Derived: Seafloor bathymetry and backscatter; Subsurface facies and sediment thickness

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Approximately 230 km of bathymetry and backscatter and 90 km of CHIRP seismic reflection data collected from four areas within Skagit Bay and the Swinomish Channel of Skagit County

Staff: Eric Grossman, Dave Hogg, Larry Kooker, Byron Richards

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: files on /imgarc2/K-1-04-PS/

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Eric Grossman
Larry Kooker
Dave Hogg
Byron Richards



North: 48.41903 South: 48.25188 West: -122.578 East: -122.45311




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
EdgeTech 512i --- Boomer
Survey information
CHIRP --- Boomer
Survey information
Seismic FFID/Shot/CDP data k-2-05-ps.410_chirp (Provisional best file)
GPS --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-2-05-ps.060 (Provisional best file)
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-2-05-ps.060_multibeam (Provisional best file)
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-2-05-ps.060_chirp (Provisional best file)
SWATH plus interferometer sonar --- Interferometric
Survey information
File list
Seismic FFID/Shot/CDP data k-2-05-ps.410_multibeam (Provisional best file)

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