Field Activity 1998-015-FA

Identifier 1998-015-FA
Purpose Multibeam bathymetry and backscatter intensity.
Location Great South Channel, Empire Knight, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS), Hudson Shelf Valley, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Bathymetry and backscatter intensity of the sea floor collected using a Simrad EM1000 multibeam echosounder in Great South Channel, Hudson Shelf Valley, the Historic Area Remediation Site, and along the south coast of Long Island, New York
Info derived Multibeam bathymetry and backscatter intensity
Comments Cruise will be in three legs: (1) Hudson Shelf Valley; (2) southern shore of Long Island; (3) Great South Channel.
Platform
Creed
Length: 20.4 m (66 ft 11 in); Beam: 9.75 m (32 ft 0 in).
Itinerary
Start Woods Hole, MA 1998-10-27
End Provincetown, MA 1998-11-24
Days in the field 20
Bounds
West -73.9
East -69.84
North 42.113
South 39.71

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
E. Robert Thieler
Scientist, Staff
Thomas F O'Brien
Scientist, Staff
Page C Valentine
Scientist, Staff
Jane F Denny
Scientist, Staff
Bradford Butman
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
William W Danforth
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Larry Mayer - NOS; John Hughes-Clark - UNB

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 28
DGPS Navigation 6

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
CAPENORTH_GEO4M_XYZ Simrad EM 1000 ASCII formatted file of the 4-m Bathymetry from the northern half of the Sea Floor off Eastern Cape Cod (Geographic) Linda P McCarthy
CAPENORTHMOS_GEO4M_WGS84 Simrad EM 1000 4-m GeoTIFF image of the northern half of the Backscatter Intensity Mosaic of the sea floor off Northeastern Cape Cod (Geographic) Linda P McCarthy
CAPESOUTH_GEO4M_XYZ Simrad EM 1000 ASCII formatted file of the 4-m Bathymetry from the southern half of the Sea Floor off Eastern Cape Cod (Geographic) Linda P McCarthy
CAPESOUTHMOS_GEO4M_WGS84 Simrad EM 1000 4-m GeoTIFF image of the southern half of the Backscatter Intensity Mosaic of the sea floor off Eastern Cape Cod (Geographic) Linda P McCarthy
fire_backi3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the backscatter intensity of the sea floor offshore of Fire Island Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
fire_bath3m Simrad EM 1000 Grid of the sea-floor bathymetry offshore of Fire Island Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution Esri binary grid, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
fire_srback3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry, colored by backscatter intensity, of the sea floor offshore of Fire Island Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
fire_srelief3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry of the sea floor offshore of Fire Island Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
HARS1998_3m_bathymetry Simrad EM 1000 Bathymetry of the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1998 (3-m resolution Esri binary grid and 32-bit GeoTIFF, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
Hars1998Mos Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
Hars1998Pseudo 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 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
Hars1998Sun Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the shaded-relief bathymetry of the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford 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
mont_backi3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the backscatter intensity of the sea floor southwest of Montauk Point, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
mont_bath3m Simrad EM 1000 Grid of the sea-floor bathymetry southwest of Montauk Point, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution Esri binary grid, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
mont_srback3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry, colored by backscatter intensity, of the sea floor southwest of Montauk Point, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
mont_srelief3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry of the sea floor southwest of Montauk Point, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
morich_backi3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the backscatter intensity of the sea floor offshore of Moriches Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
morich_bath3m Simrad EM 1000 Grid of the sea-floor bathymetry offshore of Moriches Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution Esri binary grid, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
morich_srback3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry, colored by backscatter intensity, of the sea floor offshore of Moriches Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
morich_srelief3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry of the sea floor offshore of Moriches Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
shin_backi3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of the backscatter intensity of the sea floor offshore of Shinnecock Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
shin_bath3m Simrad EM 1000 Grid of the sea-floor bathymetry offshore of Shinnecock Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution Esri binary grid, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
shin_srback3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry, colored by backscatter intensity, of the sea floor offshore of Shinnecock Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
shin_srelief3m Simrad EM 1000 GeoTIFF image of shaded-relief bathymetry of the sea floor offshore of Shinnecock Inlet, New York, in 1998 (3-m resolution, Mercator, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
fire_nav DGPS Tracklines of a multibeam survey of the sea floor offshore of Fire Island Inlet, New York, in 1998 (polyline shapefile, geographic, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
Hars1998Nav DGPS Tracklines of a multibeam survey of the sea floor in the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1998 (polyline shapefile, geographic, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
hsv_1998_nav DGPS Tracklines of a multibeam survey of the Hudson Shelf Valley carried out in 1998 (polyline shapefile, geographic, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
mont_nav DGPS Tracklines of a multibeam survey of the sea floor southwest of Montauk Point, New York, in 1998 (polyline shapefile, geographic, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
morich_nav DGPS Tracklines of a multibeam survey of the sea floor offshore of Moriches Inlet, New York, in 1998 (polyline shapefile, geographic, WGS 84) Bradford Butman
shin_nav DGPS Tracklines of a multibeam survey of the sea floor offshore of Shinnecock Inlet, New York, in 1998 (polyline shapefile, geographic, WGS 84) Bradford Butman

Datasets not currently associated with specific equipment

Dataset name Description Dataset contact
CapeCodBay_10m Cape Cod Bay: 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) Brian Andrews
CapeCodBay_Source Cape Cod Bay: 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
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
Ntkt_VS_10m Vineyard and Nantucket Sounds, southern coast of Cape Cod including Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket: 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) Brian Andrews
Ntkt_VS_Source Vineyard and Nantucket Sounds, Southern coast of Cape Cod including Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket: 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