Field Activity 1996-040-FA

Identifier 1996-040-FA
Purpose High-resolution sea floor mapping nearshore Fire Island, New York.
Location inner shelf out 5 nm, Fire Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Project is a continuation of USGS high-resolution sea-floor mapping efforts off the NY-NJ Metropolitan area. Project = EEZ Shelf Mapping; New York Metropolitan Region, EEZ Shelf Mapping; New York Metropolitan Region
URL
Platform
Diane G
103 feet
Itinerary
Start Woods Hole, MA 1996-09-04
End Woods Hole, MA 1996-09-24
Days in the field 21
Bounds
West -73.54782254
East -72.94799653
North 40.70053817
South 40.50034121

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
Jane F Denny
Scientist, Staff
David S Foster
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
VeeAnn Atnipp Cross
Scientist, Staff
Haase, Eric
Scientist, Staff
Parolski, Kenneth F.
Scientist, Staff
Taylor, Michael
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Jane F Denny
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Steve Couch - USACOE

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar, Sampling, Imagery
Data type: Boomer, Navigation, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sidescan, Biology, Geology, Photo, Video

Documents: Notes and log books

Navigation log

Name Navigation log
Description Navigation log containing lines numbers, start and end times, diskette changes, data acquisition notes, station times, trackmap.
Digital location https://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1996-040-FA/NL/001/01/96040nav.pdf
Format PDF
Physical location WHCMSC data library
Media type Paper
Inventory system WHCMSC data library
Inventory number 104917

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
GeoPulse uniboom
Boomer
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer
Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Sparker
2
1996-040-FA-SE-001-01(36714)
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_040_FA_b/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96040,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1996-040-FA/NL/001/01/96040nav.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_040_FA_b/
Contact
Processor
Boomer seismic data(23009)
Format SEGY
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_040_FA_b/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-467/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_040_FA_b/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-467/of00-467_segy.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

SIS1000 Chirp Sonar
Sub Bottom Profiler
3
1996-040-FA-SE-001-02(35506)
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_040_FA_c/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96040,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1996-040-FA/NL/001/01/96040nav.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_040_FA_c/
Contact
Processor
1996-040-FA-SE-002(35500)
Description Remastered DVD disk of Chirp subbottom data, lines 1-79.
Format DVD
Amount 1-dvd
Physical location WHSC Data Library CD storage area.
SD physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/cdrom_detail.php?fa=96040,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96040,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1996-040-FA/NL/001/01/96040nav.pdf
Comments OFR 00-366
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Contact
Chirp seismic data(23011)
Format SEGY
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_040_FA_c/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-366/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1996_040_FA_c/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-366/of00-366_segy.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

DGPS
Navigation
3
1996-040-FA-LN-001-01(36715)
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=96040,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1996-040-FA/NL/001/01/96040nav.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact
Processor
Boomer navigation(23010)
Format text file
Digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-467/NAV/SHOTNAV/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-467/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-467/NAV/SHOTNAV/
Contact
Chirp navigation(23012)
Format text file
Digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-366/NAV/SHOTNAV/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-366/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of00-366/NAV/SHOTNAV/
Contact

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

SIS1000 Sidescan sonar
Sidescan
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

ISIS
Sidescan
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Grab sampler
Biology, Geology
1
1996-040-FA-SC-001(1902)
Description GRAB samples
Amount 52
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=96040,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=96040,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1996-040-FA/NL/001/01/96040nav.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Camera- deep sea
Photo
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Video camera - deep sea
Video
(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

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