Field Activity 1996-004-FA

Identifier 1996-004-FA
Purpose Assess the shallow sediment framework (continuation of regional environmental study of New York Bight area).
Location inner Continental Shelf, New York Bight Apex, Fire Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Original Center People field contained: William Schwab, Tom O'Brien, Barry Irwin, William Danforth, Shawn Dadisman, Dave Nichols, Linda Lotto, Jeremy Loss, Jane Denny, Eric Haase, Ken Parolski, Ed Roworth, VeeAnn Cross, Michael Casso. Project = EEZ Sea Floor Mapping: NY/NJ Metropolitan Area, EEZ Sea Floor Mapping: NY/NJ Metropolitan Area Information from Foghorn: Datasonics SIS-1000 Sea floor Mapping System, 15 in3 watergun (2-channel), ODOM 3.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler, GeoPulse boomer sub-bottom profiler, Fathometer, Sediment grab sampler, and Camera system;
URL
Platform
Seaward Explorer
Length: 105 feet
Itinerary
Start Caven Point, NJ 1996-05-01
End Woods Hole, MA 1996-06-09
Days in the field 39
Bounds
West -73.97918701
East -73.01269228
North 40.67346345
South 40.15182105

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William C Schwab
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
William C Schwab
Scientist, Staff
Thomas F O'Brien
Scientist, Staff
Michael Casso
Scientist, Staff
Jane F Denny
Scientist, Staff
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
VeeAnn Atnipp Cross
Scientist, Staff
Haase, Eric
Scientist, Staff
Roworth, Edwin
Scientist, Staff
Loss, Jeremy
Scientist, Staff
Parolski, Kenneth F.
Scientist, Staff
Lotto, Linda
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Jane F Denny
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Shawn Dadisman; Mead Allison - TAMU, Stefan E. Ioannou - U. Toronto, Sarah Pratt - Rutgers, Benjamin Raken - Wesleyan U.

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Photo, Navigation, Biology, Geology, Air Gun / Water Gun, Sub Bottom Profiler, Single Beam, Boomer, Sidescan

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
DGPS
Navigation
6
1996-004-FA-LN-001-01(36708)
Description Ship's trackmap.
Format PDF
Amount 1 chart
Digital location http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1996-004-FA/LN/001/01/96004tk00737.pdf
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1996-004-FA/LN/001/01/96004tk00737.pdf
Contact
Processor
1996-004-FA-LN-002-01(36707)
Description Processed navigation
Format text file, HTML
Amount n/a
Physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact
Processor
1996-004-FA-LN-003(37806)
Description DGPS navigation printout.
Format PDF
Amount 40 pages
Digital location http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1996-004-FA/LN/003/96004nav.pdf
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1996-004-FA/LN/003/96004nav.pdf
Contact
Boomer navigation(23004)
Format text file
Digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-340/htmldocs/shotnav.htm
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-340/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-340/htmldocs/shotnav.htm
Contact
Chirp navigation(23006)
Format text file
Digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of01-96/0196_1/htmldocs/shotnav.htm
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of01-96/0196_1/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of01-96/0196_1/htmldocs/shotnav.htm
Contact
Water gun navigation(23008)
Format text file
Digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-396/htmldocs/shotnav.htm
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-396/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-396/htmldocs/shotnav.htm
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

SIS1000 Sidescan sonar
Sidescan
1
1996-004-FA-SO-001(28286)
Description Sidescan sonar data
Format QMIPS
Amount n/a
Physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Water gun (wh)
Air Gun / Water Gun
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

3.5 kHz
Sub Bottom Profiler
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Echosounder
Single Beam
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Grab sampler
Biology, Geology
1
1996-004-FA-SC-001(1878)
Description GRAB samples
Amount 114
Physical location sample storage sof the WHSC Samples Archive
SD physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/sample_detail.php?fa=96004,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

SIS1000 Chirp Sonar
Sub Bottom Profiler
2
1996-004-FA-SE-002-03(28285)
Description CHIRP subbottom data - SEG-Y data files and images.
Format SEGY,GIF,HTML
Amount n/a
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_c/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_c/
Contact
Processor
Chirp seismic data(23005)
Format SEGY
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_c/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of01-96/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_c/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2001-096/of01-096_segy.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Benthos model 372 camera and strobe
Photo
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Single channel hydrophone
Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Bubble Gun, Sparker, Sub Bottom Profiler
5
1996-004-FA-SE-001(29613)
Description Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( H2O) for lines
Format n/a
Amount 9
Physical location Seismic record storage section of the WHSC Data Library
SD physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/seis_detail.php?fa=96004,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact
1996-004-FA-SE-002-01(36709)
Description Water Gun Data - SEG-Y data files and images.
Format SEGY,GIF,HTML
Amount n/a
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_w/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_w/
Contact
Processor
1996-004-FA-SE-002-02(36706)
Description Boomer subbottom data - SEG-Y data files and images.
Format SEGY,GIF,HTML
Amount n/a
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_b/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96004
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_b/
Contact
Processor
Boomer seismic data(23003)
Description Boomer subbottom data - SEG-Y format.
Data types
Boomer
Format SEG-Y
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_b/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-340/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr00340
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-340/of00-340_segy.xml
Contact
Water gun data(23007)
Format SEGY
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_w/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-396/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_004_FA_w/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-396/of00-396_segy.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

GeoPulse uniboom
Boomer
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

Similar field activities carried out by this science center