Field Activity 1996-043-FA

Identifier 1996-043-FA
Purpose Bathymetric and backscatter surveys using multibeam in New York Bight, Stellwagen NMS, and western Massachusetts Bay to outfall region.
Location Stellwagen NMS, western Massachusetts Bay, New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,
Summary SBNMS: 6 days at sea; 1093 km data.
Info derived Sea floor map; bathymetric map; backscatter intensity map
Comments Original Submitted By field contained: Brad Butman and Page Valentine. Project = NY Bight; Stellwagen NMS; Massachusetts Bay, NY Bight; Stellwagen NMS; Massachusetts Bay
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Projects
Other (Other)
Platform
Creed
Length: 20.4 m (66 ft 11 in); Beam: 9.75 m (32 ft 0 in).
Itinerary
Start Woods Hole, MA 1996-11-19
End Gloucester, MA 1996-12-14
Bounds
West -73.8239
East -72.01538
North 40.52118
South 39.59722

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William C SchwabPage C ValentineBradford Butman
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
William C Schwab
Scientist, Staff
Page C Valentine
Scientist, Staff
Jane F Denny
Scientist, Staff
VeeAnn Atnipp Cross
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
William W Danforth
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Canadian Hydrographic Service - University of New Brunswick; NOAA, NMSP and NOS
Affiliate staff Lt. Tom Jacobs - NOAA, 12/3-14; John Hughes-Clark - UNB, 11/19-12/?

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Multibeam

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Simrad EM 1000 Multibeam 9
DGPS Navigation 2

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Bathymetry GIS data Simrad EM 1000 Linda P McCarthy
HARS1996_3m_bathymetry Simrad EM 1000 Bathymetry of the Historic Area Remediation site in 1996 Bradford Butman
Hars1996Mos Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1996 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
Hars1996Pseudo Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the shaded-relief bathymetry of the sea floor, colored by backscatter intensity, of the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1996 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
Hars1996Sun Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the shaded-relief bathymetry of the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1996 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Brad Butman
HSV_12m_backscatter Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Hudson Shelf Valley (12-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
HSV_12m_bathymetry Simrad EM 1000 Bathymetry of the Hudson Shelf Valley (12-m resolution Esri binary grid and 32-bit GeoTIFF, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
hsv_srback12m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry, colored by backscatter intensity, of the sea floor of the Hudson Shelf Valley (12-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
hsv_srelief12m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry of the sea floor of the Hudson Shelf Valley (12-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
Hars1996Nav DGPS Tracklines of a multibeam survey of the sea floor in the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1996 (polyline shapefile, geographic, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
hsv_1996_nav DGPS Tracklines of a multibeam survey of the Hudson Shelf Valley carried out in 1996 (polyline shapefile, geographic, WGS 84) Bradford Butman

Datasets not currently associated with specific equipment

Dataset name Description Dataset contact
MassBay_10m Massachusetts Bay and adjacent land: continuous bathymetry and topography terrain model of the Massachusetts coastal zone and continental shelf, (32-bit GeoTIFF, UTM 19 NAD 83, NAVD 88 vertical datum) (version2) Brian Andrews
MassBay_Source Massachusetts Bay and adjacent land: Polygon boundaries for source data of a continuous bathymetry and topography terrain model of the Massachusetts coastal zone and continental shelf: (Esri polygon shapefile, Geographic, NAD 83) Brian Andrews

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity