Field Activity 1995-011-FA

Identifier 1995-011-FA
Alternate names AST95-1
Purpose Conduct detailed (continuous) 100 kHz sidescan sonar surveys in Niantic Bay, Connecticut, and in Fishers Island Sound, Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island.
Location Long Island Sound, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Original Center People field contained: K. Parolski - physical scientist. Project = Long Island Sound Environmental Studies, Long Island Sound Environmental Studies
Length 46 feet; beam 15 feet 4 inches; draft 4.5 feet.
Start Woods Hole, MA 1995-06-06
End Woods Hole, MA 1995-06-12
Days in the field 5
West -73.8995
East -71.53748
North 41.3067
South 40.74726


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Lawrence J Poppe
Crew members
Parolski, Kenneth F.
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate staff LISRC, CT-DEP - R. Lewis, M.Cohen, D. Toderlund - USCG

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar, Seismics
Data type: Navigation, Sidescan, Sub Bottom Profiler, Single Beam

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Cruise report Chief Scientist's report including personnel, purpose, equipment, tabulated information, sidescan sonar line list, trackmaps.
Q-Mips log Q-Mips sidescan sonar log containing line and file names, and start and end times. Includes typed copy of information.
Navigation log DGPS navigation log containing line and disk number, times, positions, course, and waypoints. Has printout of trackline navigation in format compatible with Mapgen.
Navigation log DGPS navigation printout with some handwritten annotations.
Seismic log Seismic log describing 3.5 kHz configuration, line number and position and comments.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
DGPS Navigation 1
Klein 531 sidescan Sidescan 4
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Sidescan (no data reported)
3.5 kHz Sub Bottom Profiler 2
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder Single Beam (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1995-011-FA-LN-001 DGPS Floppy disk(s) containing NAV DGPS L1-16, NAV DGPS L17-23, NAV DGPS L23-28, NAV DGPS L29-32, NAV DGPS, NAV DGPS L35-36, NAV DGPS L36-38, NAV DGPS L38-44, NAV DGPS L44, NAV DGPS L1-4, NAV DGPS L4-5, NAV DGPS L5-8, NAV DGPS, NAV DGPS L21-25, NAV DGPS EDITED, Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-011-FA-SO-001 Klein 531 sidescan Digital tape(s) of SSS-LINE1-16, SSS-LINE17-32, SSS-LINE33-44, SSS-LINE1-8, SSS-LINE9-26, SSS-LINE8, Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-011-FA-SO-002 Klein 531 sidescan DVD ROM disk of RAW SSS LIS, Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-011-FA-SO-002-01 Klein 531 sidescan Niantic Bay Sidescan Data Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-011-FA-SO-002-02 Klein 531 sidescan Fishers Island Sidescan Data Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-011-FA-SE-001 3.5 kHz Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-011-FA-SE-002 3.5 kHz microfilm of Nancy K. Soderberg


Samples collected during this field activity