Field Activity 1992-004-FA

Identifier 1992-004-FA
Alternate names 92-04; ALB9204
Purpose Echo sounding and sidescan sonar surveys of selected areas on the northern edge of Georges Bank to map sedimentary environments and biological habitats.
Location northern edge of Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Project = EEZ shelf mapping - Eastern Georges Bank, EEZ shelf mapping - Eastern Georges Bank
Albatross IV
187 feet
Start (port not specified) 1992-04-27
End (port not specified) 1992-05-04
Days in the field 6
West -67.4359
East -66.11262
North 42.16456
South 41.01668


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Page C Valentine
Crew members
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Harrison, Scott
Scientist, Staff
Schmuck, Eric A.
Scientist, Staff
Seekins, Barbara A.
Scientist, Staff
Kenneth Parolski
Scientist, Staff
Soderberg, Nancy K.
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate staff NMFS - Greg Lough, Alex Penkrat, Geoff Laurence

Data types and categories

Data category: Sonar, Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Sidescan, Single Beam, Photo, Video, Navigation

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Cruise report Chief Scientist's cruise report including personnel, purpose, equipment, tabulated information, station locations, and trackmap.
Navigation log Log containing start and end of navigation on 3.5 inch floppy disks. Also documents start and end of survey lines and other cruise comments.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Klein 531 sidescan Sidescan (no data reported)
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Sidescan (no data reported)
12 kHz Single Beam (no data reported)
Osprey camera system Photo, Video (no data reported)
GPS (wh) Navigation 1
Loran-C Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1992-004-FA-LN-001-01 GPS (wh) GPS navigation data. Nancy K. Soderberg


Samples collected during this field activity