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
Platform
Scarlett Isabella
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 and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
GoPro camera
Photo, Video
1
Mounted on the SEABOSS sampling system to acquire seabed photos and video.
2014-002-FA_photos(38310)
Description 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
Data types
Photo
Format JPEG, shapefile
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_Photos.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

SeaBOSS
Surveys (biological), Experiments (biological), Species ID, Photo, Video, Geology, Biology
1
Modified Van Veen sampler mounted with GoPro cameras on the Seaboss
2014-002-FA_samples(13460)
Description 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)
Data types
Geology
Format physical sample and shapefile statistics
Amount 133 samples and .1 MB zipfile of data statistics
Physical location WHSC core freezer
Version version 3
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_samples.xml
Contact
Processor

Description and usage history of this equipment

GeoEel 16-channel hydrophone
Multichannel
3
MCS seismic data were collected using S-Boom source and a 100-m long GeoEel 16 channel streamer.
2014-002-FA_MCS_Images(23976)
Description Multi-channel boomer seismic-reflection profiles collected by the U.S. Geological Survey along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA, 2014
Data types
Multichannel
Format PNG
Amount 313 MB processed; 800 GB raw
Physical location EPs office and data library
Version version 2
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_MCS_Images.xml
Contact
Processor
2014-002-FA_MCS_rp100(38307)
Description 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)
Data types
Multichannel
Format shapefile, CSV
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_MCS_100rp.xml
Contact
2014-002-FA_MCS_Tracklines(28143)
Description 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)
Data types
Multichannel
Format shapefile
Physical location WHCMSC SFMG synology
Version v.3
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_MCS_Tracklines.xml
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Processor

Description and usage history of this equipment

ADCP 300 kHz
Current, Wave
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Real Time Kinematic GPS
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz
Interferometric
3
used to acquire swath bathymetry and backscatter
2014-002-FA_5m_MLLWbathy(23930)
Description 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)
Data types
Interferometric
Format 32-bit GeoTIFF
Amount 1.5 TB raw; 72 MB processed and zipped
Physical location EPs office and data library
Version version 2
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014-002-FA_5m_MLLWbathy.xml
Contact
Processor
2014-002-FA_SwathBS_2m(38305)
Description 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)
Data types
Interferometric
Format GeoTIFF
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_SwathBS_2m.xml
Contact
2014-002-FA_Swath_Tracklines(38304)
Description 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)
Data types
Interferometric
Format shapefile
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_Swath_Tracklines.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Sensor - MVP30 (Odim)
Sound Velocity
1
These data are collected to supply to swath interferometric raw data to correct for CTD changes (refraction) in the water column
MVP profile images and locations (shapefile)(5255)
Description 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)
Data types
Sound Velocity
Format PNG and shapefile for viewing and raw in ASCII format
Amount 20 MB
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/field-activity-data/2014-002-FA/2014-002-FA_mvpdata.zip
Comments Images and shapefiles will be published as a FADD by 3/31/14
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_MVPdata.xml
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Processor

Description and usage history of this equipment

Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar
Sidescan
2
Used to acquire high and low frequency sidescan sonar
2014-002-FA_Klein_1m(23975)
Description 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)
Data types
Sidescan
Format GeoTIFF
Amount 392 MB processed and zipped
Physical location EPs office and WHCMSC SFMG synology
Version version 2
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_Klein_1m.xml
Contact
Processor
2014-002-FA_Klein_Tracklines(38306)
Description 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)
Data types
Sidescan
Format shapefile
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_Klein_Tracklines.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

DGPS
Navigation
1
DGPS used to log navigation through HYPACK
2014-002-FA_HYPACK(23974)
Description 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
Data types
Navigation
Format ASCII text
Amount 300 MB compressed ZIP
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/field-activity-data/2014-002-FA/2014-002-FA_HYPACK.zip
Version version 2
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_HYPACK.xml
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Description and usage history of this equipment

S-Boom seismic source
Boomer
(no data)
MCS seismic data were collected using S-Boom source and a 100-m long GeoEel 16 channel streamer
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i
Sub Bottom Profiler
3
2014-002-FA_512i_500sht(38308)
Description 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)
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile, CSV
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_512i_500sht.xml
Contact
2014-002-FA_512i_Images(28142)
Description 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
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format PNG
Physical location WHCMSC SFMG synology
Version v.3
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_512i_Images.xml
Contact
Processor
2014-002-FA_512i_Tracklines(38309)
Description 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)
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7MW2F60
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_002_fa/2014_002_FA_512i_Tracklines.xml
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Description and usage history of this equipment

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