Field Activity 2014-009-FA

Identifier 2014-009-FA
Purpose Map sediment distribution in selected areas south of Fire Island
Location New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Summary Grab samples, bottom video and photographs and seismic reflection data were collected during 2014-009-FA.
Info derived Grain size analysis; sub-bottom profiling
Comments Project = Sandy Suppl. Fire Island OT = 44 hrs/wk
Platform
Scarlett Isabella
130 ft. offshore supply ship
Itinerary
Start Woods Hole, MA 2014-10-14
End Woods Hole, MA 2014-10-28
Days in the field 14
Bounds
West -73.309
East -72.70175
North 40.7431
South 40.59725

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
William C Schwab
Scientist, Staff
David S Foster
Scientist, Staff
Wayne E Baldwin
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Alexander R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Wayne E Baldwin
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Geology, Sub Bottom Profiler, Multibeam

Documents: Notes and log books

Cruise log

Name Cruise log
Description Acquisition log maintained in 2014 during the U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-009-FA conducted offshore of Fire Island, NY (Excel spreadsheet format)
Digital location https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Format Excel
Media type Other

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
Other
Unknown, Multichannel, Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sparker, Bubble Gun, Air Gun / Water Gun, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Sonobuoy
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

SeaBOSS
Surveys (biological), Experiments (biological), Species ID, Photo, Video, Geology, Biology
3
The SeaBOSS was used to acquire grab sediment samples, bottom photographs and video to ground-truth the geophysics in 2014 during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-009-FA offshore of Fire Island, NY.
2014-009-FA_photos(38374)
Description Location of bottom photographs along with images collected in 2014 by the U.S. Geological Survey offshore of Fire Island, NY (JPEG images and Esri point shapefile, CGS WGS 84).
Data types
Photo
Format JPEG, shapefile
Digital location \\sfmg-synserver\Active\Processed\2014_009_FA\VidPhotos
Comments Bundled with the images is the shapefile of image locations.
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_009_fa/2014-009-FA_photos_meta.xml
Contact
2014-009-FA_samples(38375)
Description Location and analysis of sediment samples collected in 2014 by the U.S. Geological Survey offshore of Fire Island, NY (Esri point shapefile, CGS WGS 84).
Data types
Surveys (biological)
Photo
Video
Geology
Format shapefile
Digital location \\sfmg-synserver\Active\Processed\2014_009_FA\samples
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_009_fa/2014-009-FA_samples_meta.xml
Contact
2014-009-FA_videos(38376)
Description Location of sea floor video tracklines along with videos collected in 2014 by the U.S. Geological Survey offshore of Fire Island, NY (MP4 video files and Esri polyline shapefile, CGS WGS 84, MP4 files).
Data types
Surveys (biological)
Video
Geology
Format MP4; shapefile
Amount 22 GB
Digital location \\sfmg-synserver\Active\Processed\2014_09_FA\vidphotos
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_009_fa/2014-009-FA_videos_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

DGPS
Navigation
1
Navigation data were used to supply positioning information to geophysical and sampling systems in 2014 during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-009-FA offshore of Fire Island, NY.
2014-009-FA_hypack(38373)
Description Text files of the navigation logged by HYPACK in 2014 during the U.S. Geological Survey offshore of Fire Island, NY (Hypack ASCII Text Files, CGS WGS 84).
Data types
Navigation
Format HYPACK Ascii text files version 14.0.9.47
Amount 5 MB
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_009_fa/2014-009-FA_hypack_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Real Time Kinematic GPS
Navigation
1
Navigation data were used to supply positioning information to geophysical and sampling systems in 2014 during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-009-FA offshore of Fire Island, NY.
Navigation - raw(28020)
Description Text files of the navigation logged by Hypack in 2014 during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-009-FA offshore of Fire Island, NY.
Data types
Navigation
Format HYPACK Ascii text files version 14.0.9.47
Digital location \\sfmg-server\Active\Raw\2014_009_FA\Hypack
SD digital location \\sfmg-server\Active\Raw\2014_009_FA\
Comments The HYPACK files contain several systems including the RTK and DGPS.
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Reson T20-P
Multibeam, Water column reflectivity
(no data)
The Teledyne Reson T20-P multibeam echosounder was tested in 2014 during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-009-FA offshore of Fire Island, NY. No usable data were collected due to hardware and software malfunctions.
(No data records were produced using this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i
Sub Bottom Profiler
3
Edgetech SB-512i chirp subbottom profiler was used to acquire approximately 745 km of seismic data in 2014 during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-009-FA offshore of Fire Island, NY.
2014-009-FA_512i_500sht(38377)
Description Shot point navigation at even 500-shot intervals for the EdgeTech SB-512i chirp seismic-reflection data collected in 2014 by the U.S. Geological Survey offshore of Fire Island, NY (Esri point shapefile, CGS WGS 84).
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_009_fa/2014-009-FA_512i_500sht_meta.xml
Contact
2014-009-FA_512i_Images(38372)
Description PNG images of Edgetech SB-512i chirp seismic-reflection data collected in 2014 by the U.S. Geological Survey offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2014 (PNG format).
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format PNG
Amount 58 MB
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_009_fa/2014-009-FA_512i_Images_meta.xml
Contact
2014-009-FA_512i_Tracklines(38378)
Description Trackline navigation for the EdgeTech SB-512i chirp seismic-reflection data collected in 2014 by the U.S. Geological Survey offshore of Fire Island, NY (Esri polyline shapefile, GCS WGS 84).
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_009_fa/2014-009-FA_512i_Tracklines_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

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