Field Activity 2016-017-FA

Identifier 2016-017-FA
Purpose Bathymetric, backscatter and sub-bottom mapping offshore of Town Neck Beach (
Location Town Neck Beach, Sandwich
Summary Bathymetric, backscatter and sub-bottom data acquired
Info derived bathymetry, backscatter, sub-bottom data, samples
Comments Full Staffing TBD
Projects
Platform
Rafael
25 feet
Itinerary
Start Sandwich, MA 2016-05-16
End Sandwich, MA 2016-05-27
Days in the field 10
Bounds
West -70.5377
East -70.40252686
North 41.82323848
South 41.72449187

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Christopher R Sherwood
Crew members
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Seth Ackerman
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz
Interferometric
3
2016-017-FA_Backscatter(38440)
Description Backscatter imagery collected in 2016 by the U.S. Geological Survey off Town Neck Beach Sandwich, Massachusetts during field activity 2016-017-FA (GeoTIFF image)
Data types
Interferometric
Format GeoTIFF
Amount 2.1 GB
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9HZHXXV
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/SB_data_release/DR_P9HZHXXV/2016-017-FA_Backscatter_meta.xml
Contact
2016-017-FA_Bathymetry2m_NAVD88(38439)
Description 2-meter bathymetric data collected in 2016 by the U.S. Geological Survey off Town Neck Beach Sandwich, Massachusetts during field activity 2016-017-FA (bathymetry GeoTIFF)
Data types
Interferometric
Format GeoTIFF
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9HZHXXV
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/SB_data_release/DR_P9HZHXXV/2016-017-FA_Bathymetry2m_NAVD88_meta.xml
Contact
2016-017-FA_SWATHplusTracklines(38444)
Description Survey lines along which swath sonar (bathymetric and backscatter) data were collected in 2016 by the U.S. Geological Survey off Town Neck Beach Sandwich, Massachusetts during field activity 2016-017-FA
Data types
Interferometric
Format shapefile
Amount < 1 MB
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9HZHXXV
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/SB_data_release/DR_P9HZHXXV/2016-017-FA_SWATHplusTracklines_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

DGPS
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

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

Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler
Sub Bottom Profiler
3
2016-017-FA_SeismicImages(38441)
Description PNG images of each chirp seismic profile collected in 2016 by the U.S. Geological Survey off Town Neck Beach Sandwich, Massachusetts during field activity 2016-017-FA
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format PNG
Amount 50 MB
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9HZHXXV
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/SB_data_release/DR_P9HZHXXV/2016-017-FA_SeismicImages_meta.xml
2016-017-FA_SeismicShot500(38442)
Description Shotpoint navigation at a 500-shot interval for chirp seismic-reflection data collected in 2016 by the U.S. Geological Survey off Town Neck Beach Sandwich, Massachusetts during field activity 2016-017-FA
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format CSV; shapefile
Amount 6 MB
Comments Also includes all the unique shot nav.
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9HZHXXV
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/SB_data_release/DR_P9HZHXXV/2016-017-FA_SeismicShot500_meta.xml
Contact
2016-017-FA_SeismicTracklines(38443)
Description Survey lines along which seismic reflection data were collected in 2016 by the U.S. Geological Survey off Town Neck Beach Sandwich, Massachusetts during field activity 2016-017-FA
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile
Amount < 1 MB
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9HZHXXV
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/SB_data_release/DR_P9HZHXXV/2016-017-FA_SeismicTracklines_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Sensor - MVP30 (Odim)
Sound Velocity
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

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