Field Activity 2014-072-FA

Identifier 2014-072-FA
Purpose Map the seafloor offshore Fire Island, NY as part of the post-Sandy research efforts
Location Fire Island, New York, Long Island, Atlantic Ocean, United States
Summary seafloor depth and backscatter
Info derived seafloor depth and backscatter
Comments Funding project is GX13LQ00FJ62B
Projects
Platform
Shearwater - Alpine Ocean
LOA 110 feet, beam 39 feet
Itinerary
Start Perth Amboy, NJ 2014-01-01
End Perth Amboy, NJ 2014-03-31
Days in the field 14
Bounds
West -73.364
East -72.75006104
North 40.78132134
South 40.53134207

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William W DanforthWilliam C Schwab
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
William C Schwab
Scientist, Staff
Jane F Denny
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
William W Danforth
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Steve Couch, USACE

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Multibeam

Documents: Notes and log books

Cruise log

Name Cruise log
Description Acquisition and processing logs maintained by Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc., during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-072-FA offshore of southern Long Island, NY in 2014, as part of a collaborative U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and U.S. Geological Survey mapping effort.
Equipment R2Sonic 2024 multibeam echosounder
Digital location https://doi.org/10.5066/F7C827BX
Format PDF
Media type Other

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
R2Sonic 2024 multibeam echosounder
Multibeam
4
This system was used to acquire swath bathymetry and acoustic backscatter.
2014-072-FA_FI_Sonar5m(23991)
Description 5-meter backscatter image collected by Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc., offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2014, as part of a collaborative U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and USGS mapping effort (UTM zone 18N, WGS 84, 32-bit continuous unsigned integer GeoTIFF format).
Data types
Multibeam
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/field-activity-data/2014-072-FA/2014-072-FA_Alpine_logs.zip
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7C827BX
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_072_fa/2014-072-fa_fi_sonar5m.xml
Contact
2014-072-FA_NYB_Sonar5m(23992)
Description 5-meter backscatter image collected by Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc., offshore of western Long Island, NY in 2014, as part of a collaborative U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and U.S. Geological Survey mapping effort (UTM zone 18N, WGS 84, 32-bit continuous unsigned integer GeoTIFF format).
Data types
Multibeam
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/field-activity-data/2014-072-FA/2014-072-FA_Alpine_logs.zip
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7C827BX
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_072_fa/2014-072-fa_nyb_sonar5m.xml
Contact
FI_MB5m_2014(23989)
Description 5-meter swath bathymetric grid collected by Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc., offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2014, as part of a collaborative U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and USGS mapping effort (UTM zone 18N, WGS 84, Esri binary grid file format).
Data types
Multibeam
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/field-activity-data/2014-072-FA/2014-072-FA_Alpine_logs.zip
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7C827BX
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_072_fa/fi_mb5m_2014.xml
Contact
NYB_MB5m_2014(23990)
Description 5-meter swath bathymetric grid collected by Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc., offshore of western Long Island, NY in 2014, as part of a collaborative U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and USGS mapping effort (UTM zone 18N, WGS 84, Esri binary grid file format).
Data types
Multibeam
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/field-activity-data/2014-072-FA/2014-072-FA_Alpine_logs.zip
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7C827BX
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_072_fa/nyb_mb5m_2014.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

DGPS
Navigation
1
DGPS navigation were collected during survey operations. (These data were collected by Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc., offshore of Fire Island, NY in 2014, as part of a collaborative U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and U.S. Geological Survey mapping effort. The data reside with Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc.)
2014-072-FA_Alpine_Logs(23993)
Description Acquisition and processing logs maintained by Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc., during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-072-FA offshore of southern Long Island, NY in 2014, as part of a collaborative U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and U.S. Geological Survey mapping effort.
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/field-activity-data/2014-072-FA/2014-072-FA_Alpine_logs.zip
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7C827BX
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/field_activities/2014_072_fa/2014-072-FA_Alpine_logs.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

Similar field activities carried out by this science center

By data category:
Location-Elevation, Sonar
By data type:
Navigation, Multibeam