Field Activity 2011-005-FA

Identifier 2011-005-FA
Purpose Map nearshore/shoreface off Fire Island National Seashore.
Location Fire Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Area of inner shelf/lower shorface offshore of Fire Island, NY mapped using 234 kHz inteferometric sonar and 5 Hz-12 kHz chirp subbottom profiler (water depths >~8m)
Info derived Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;
Comments Barry Irwin, Cheryl Hapke, and Erika Lentz will provide shore support for navigation. Project = Long Island Barrier Island,
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Projects
Platform
Scarlett Isabella
130 ft. offshore supply ship
Itinerary
Start Woods Hole, MA 2011-05-18
End Woods Hole, MA 2011-06-09
Days in the field 21
Bounds
West -73.2733
East -72.91351
North 40.69313
South 40.59727

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William C Schwab
Crew members
Eric Moore
Scientist, Staff
Wayne E Baldwin
Scientist, Staff
Emile Bergeron
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Wayne E Baldwin
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Paul Gayes (Coastal Carolina University) Brian Johnson (Coastal Carolina University)

Data types and categories

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

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
HYPACK
Navigation
1
These are the navigation data acquired during survey operations and stored in HYPACK raw format.
2011-005-FA_HYPACK(37497)
Description Text files of the RTK-GPS, DGPS and Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) navigation collected by the USGS offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2011 (WGS 84, HYPACK ASCII text file formats).
Data types
Navigation
Format HYPACK ASCII
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F75X2704
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2011_005_fa/2011-005-FA_hypack.xml
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Description and usage history of this equipment

Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i
Sub Bottom Profiler
3
This system is used to acquire chirp sub-bottom data in a frequency range of 500 Hz to 12 kHz.
2011-005-FA_chimages(31975)
Description Images of Edgetech SB-512i chirp subbottom profiler data collected by the USGS offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2011 (PNG image format).
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format PNG
Version 1
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F75X2704
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2011_005_fa/2011-005-FA_chimages.xml
Contact
2011-005-FA_chirp500sht(23987)
Description Shot point navigation at 500-shot intervals for the Edgetech SB-512i chirp subbottom profiler data collected by the USGS offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2011 (Geographic, WGS 84, Esri point shapefile, and unique shot point navigation included in CSV file format).
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile, CSV
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F75X2704
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2011_005_fa/2011-005-FA_chirp500sht.xml
Contact
2011-005-FA_chirptrk(23986)
Description Trackline navigation for the Edgetech SB-512i chirp subbottom profiler data collected by the USGS offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2011 (Geographic, WGS 84, Esri polyline shapefile).
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F75X2704
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2011_005_fa/2011-005-FA_chirptrk.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz
Interferometric
3
This system is used to acquire swath bathymetric and acoustic backscatter data.
2011-005-FA_swathtrk(23985)
Description Backscatter and bathymetric trackline navigation for the Bathyswath SWATHplus sonar collected by the USGS offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2011 (Geographic, WGS84, Esri polyline shape file).
Data types
Interferometric
Format shapefile
Version 1
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F75X2704
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2011_005_fa/2011-005-FA_swathtrk.xml
Contact
FI_Bathy5m(32899)
Description 5-meter swath bathymetric grid collected by the USGS offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2011 (UTM zone 18N, WGS 84, Esri binary grid file format).
Data types
Interferometric
Format Esri binary grid
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F75X2704
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2011_005_fa/fi_bathy5m.xml
Contact
FI_sonar5m(23988)
Description 5-meter bacscatter mosaic of Bathyswath SWATHplus sonar image collected by the USGS offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2011 (UTM zone 18N, WGS 84, 24-bit continuous unsigned integer GeoTIFF format).
Data types
Interferometric
Format GeoTIFF
Version 1
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141203
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2014-1203/fi_sonar_5m.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Sensor - MVP30 (Odim)
Sound Velocity
1
This system is used to acquire the speed of sound within the water column during survey operations.
2011-005-FA_mvp(13466)
Description Locations and data of sound velocity profiles collected by the USGS offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2011 (Geographic, WGS 84, Esri point shapefile, ASCII and PNG image formats).
Data types
Sound Velocity
Format shapefile, PNG, ASVP
Version 1
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F75X2704
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2011_005_fa/2011-005-FA_mvp.xml
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Description and usage history of this equipment

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