Field Activity 2008-002-FA

Identifier 2008-002-FA
Alternate names R-1-08-CD
Purpose Complete sea floor mapping in western Cape Cod Bay.
Location Western Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary 7 survey days of data collection.
Info derived Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;
Comments Raw data are stored on 1) //Teramac/tr9/08002/raw 2) DVDs 1 copy in Library at MOF, 1 Copy in BDA's office. Project = Mapping Cape Cod Bay and the South Shore, Mapping Cape Cod Bay and the South Shore
25 feet
Start Green Harbor, MA 2008-04-28
End Green Harbor, MA 2008-05-09
Days in the field 12
West -70.65
East -70.5
North 42.1
South 41.92


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Walter Barnhardt
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
Walter Barnhardt
Scientist, Staff
Brian Andrews
Scientist, Staff
Emile Bergeron
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Brian Andrews
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sidescan, Sound Velocity, Interferometric

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler Knudsen 3200 Sub Bottom Profiler 3
Real Time Kinematic GPS Navigation 1
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric 3
Klein 3000 Sidescan 2
Sensor - SVP Sound Velocity (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2008-002-FA-SE-001-01 Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler PROCESSED DATA Brian Andrews
2008-002-FA-SE-001-02 Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler PUBLISHED DATA: Seismic profiles (jpg), Seismic Shots (shapefile), and seismic tracklines (shapefile). Brian Andrews
Chirp seismic data Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler Linda P McCarthy
2008-002-FA-LN-001-01 Real Time Kinematic GPS Hypack navigation data: 66 lines. Brian Andrews
2008-002-FA-BA-001-01 SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Processed-SWATHplus Interferometric bathymetry tracklines. Brian Andrews
2008-002-FA-BA-001-02 SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz 5-m ASCII raster of SWATHplus Interferometric bathymetry data. Brian Andrews
Bathymetry GIS data SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Linda P McCarthy
2008-002-FA-SO-001-01 Klein 3000 Processed Klein backscatter: 1-m sidescan sonar mosaic of survey area. Brian Andrews
Sidescan mosaic Klein 3000 Linda P McCarthy

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


Samples collected during this field activity