Field Activity 2014-002-FA

Identifier 2014-002-FA
Purpose map inner shelf bathymetry, surficial sediment type, geologic framework
Location Delmarva peninsula, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Summary Collected swath bathymetry, sidescan sonar, chirp and multi-channel seismic reflection, bottom photos, sediment samples, and ADCP data
Info derived Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;Seismic stratigraphic framework
Comments Vans, winches, gear were loaded in Woods Hole on Friday 13 June. Final cruise mobilization Ocean City, MD was Monday 16 June. Initial cruise demob Ocean City, MD on Friday, 25 July. Vans, winches were unloaded Woods Hole on Monday, 28 July. Crew change on Tuesday 01 July. other equipment: Klein 3000 Sidescan sonar 100 &500 kHz Edgetech 512i subbottom profiler
Projects
Related activities
2015-001-FA: Project
Platform
130 ft. offshore supply ship
Itinerary
Start Woods Hole (van mob); Ocean City, MD (people) 2014-06-16
End Ocean City, MD (some gear, people); Woods Hole (van demob) 2014-07-25
Days in the field 39
Bounds
West -75.61279904
East -74.67105018
North 38.45454474
South 37.51214671

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators E. Robert ThielerLaura Brothers
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
E. Robert Thieler
Scientist, Staff
Laura Brothers
Scientist, Staff
David S Foster
Scientist, Staff
Seth Ackerman
Scientist, Staff
Wayne E Baldwin
Scientist, Staff
Emile Bergeron
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Alexander R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Elizabeth P Pendleton
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Carter DuVal, Univ Delaware (grad student)

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Seismics, Sonar, Imagery
Data type: Current, Wave, Navigation, Geology, Boomer, Multichannel, Sub Bottom Profiler, Interferometric, Sidescan, Sound Velocity, Photo

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GoPro camera Mounted on the SEABOSS sampling system to acquire seabed photos and video. Photo, Video 1
SeaBOSS Modified Van Veen sampler mounted with GoPro cameras on the Seaboss Surveys (biological), Experiments (biological), Species ID, Photo, Video, Geology, Biology 1
GeoEel 16-channel hydrophone MCS seismic data were collected using S-Boom source and a 100-m long GeoEel 16 channel streamer. Multichannel 3
ADCP 300 kHz Current, Wave (no data reported)
Real Time Kinematic GPS Navigation (no data reported)
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz used to acquire swath bathymetry and backscatter Interferometric 3
Sensor - MVP30 (Odim) These data are collected to supply to swath interferometric raw data to correct for CTD changes (refraction) in the water column Sound Velocity 1
Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar Used to acquire high and low frequency sidescan sonar Sidescan 2
DGPS DGPS used to log navigation through HYPACK Navigation 1
S-Boom seismic source MCS seismic data were collected using S-Boom source and a 100-m long GeoEel 16 channel streamer Boomer (no data reported)
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Sub Bottom Profiler 3

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2014-002-FA_photos GoPro camera Location of bottom photographs along with images collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2014 along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA (JPEG images and Esri point shapefile, Geographic, WGS 84 Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_samples SeaBOSS Location and analysis of sediment samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2014 along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA (Esri point shapefile and CSV file, Geographic, WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_MCS_Images GeoEel 16-channel hydrophone Multi-channel boomer seismic-reflection profiles collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_MCS_rp100 GeoEel 16-channel hydrophone Reflection point navigation at 100 trace intervals for multichannel boomer seismic-reflection data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 (Esri point shapefile and CSV, GCS WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_MCS_Tracklines GeoEel 16-channel hydrophone Tracklines of multichannel boomer seismic-reflection data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 (Esri polyline shapefile, GCS WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_5m_MLLWbathy SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz 5-meter Swath bathymetry data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 (32-bit GeoTIFF, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) E. Robert Thieler
2014-002-FA_SwathBS_2m SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz 2-meter Swath interferometric backscatter data collected in 2014 by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA (8-bit GeoTIFF, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_Swath_Tracklines SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Trackline navigation for Swath bathymetry collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 (Esri polyline shapefile, GCS WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
MVP profile images and locations (shapefile) Sensor - MVP30 (Odim) Location of sound velocity profiles along with profile plots collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2014 along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA (PNG images, CSV text, and Esri point shapefile, GCS, WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_Klein_1m Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar 1-meter sidescan-sonar mosaic image collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 (GeoTIFF, UTM Zone 18N, WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_Klein_Tracklines Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar Trackline navigation for Klein 3000 sidescan-sonar data collected by the U.S. Geological along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 (Esri polyline shapefile, GCS WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_HYPACK DGPS Text files of the navigation logged with HYPACK Software during survey 2014-002-FA conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_512i_500sht Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Shot point navigation at even 500 shot intervals for Edgetech SB-512i seismic-reflection data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 (Esri point shapefile and CSV, GCS WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_512i_Images Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i PNG formatted images of Edgetech SB-512i chirp seismic-reflection profiles collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 Elizabeth P Pendleton
2014-002-FA_512i_Tracklines Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Trackline navigation for Edgetech SB-512i seismic-reflection data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014 (Esri polyline shapefile, GCS WGS 84) Elizabeth P Pendleton

Datasets not currently associated with specific equipment

Dataset name Description Dataset contact
USGS_Delmarva_SedTexture_Geomorph Sediment texture and geomorphology of the sea floor from Fenwick Island, Maryland to Fisherman's Island, Virginia Elizabeth P Pendleton

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity