Field Activity 1995-020-FA

Identifier 1995-020-FA
Purpose Recon survey of Monongahela River bottom using sidescan sonar, sub-bottom, sampling, diving, and video.
Location Monongahela River, West Virginia, United States, North America;
Comments Information derived from pre-cruise report - no post-cruise report found. Information from Foghorn: Klein 100/500 kHz sidescan system, Qmips/TDU, ORE 140 side mount, EPC recorder, Datamarine fathometer, GPS navigation (using P-codes), 3.5 kw generator, underwater (hand-held) video camera and still cameras, diver communication system, hand-deployed grab sampler;
Platform
Monongahela River
pontoon boat
Itinerary
Start Fairmont, WV 1995-09-05
End Fairmont, WV 1995-09-15
Days in the field 11
Bounds
West -80.2289
East -79.90356
North 39.71465
South 39.41073

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Circe, Ronald C.Parolski, Kenneth F.
Crew members
Richard R Rendigs
Scientist, Staff
VeeAnn Atnipp Cross
Scientist, Staff
Circe, Ronald C.
Scientist, Staff
Parolski, Kenneth F.
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate principal J. Rawson, Frank Jernejcic (West Virginia Dept. of Natural Resources); Dave Andreko (USACOE)
Affiliate staff WVDNR; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; USACOE; City of Fairmont, West Virginia Historical Foundation

Data types and categories

Data category: Sonar, Seismics, Imagery, Sampling, Location-Elevation
Data type: Sidescan, Sub Bottom Profiler, Single Beam, Photo, Video, Geology, Navigation

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Q-Mips log Sidescan sonar log containing file names, navigation and equipment, data acquisition notes.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar Sidescan 1
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Sidescan (no data reported)
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
Echosounder Single Beam 1
P-code GPS Navigation 1
Grab sampler Biology, Geology (no data reported)
Diver handheld camera Photo, Video (no data reported)

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1995-020-FA-SO-001 Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar Digital tape(s) of SSS-KLEIN L1, SSS-KLEIN L2, SSS-KLEIN L3-4, SSS-KLEIN L5-6, SSS-KLEIN L7-8, SSS-KLEIN L9-11, SSS-KLEIN L12, Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-020-FA-BA-001 Echosounder Floppy disk(s) containing BATHYL1-8, NAV-GPSL1-2, NAV-GPSL3-6, NAV-GPSL7-8, NAV-GPSL9-11, BATHYL9-11, NAV-GPSL12, BATHYL12, Nancy K. Soderberg
1995-020-FA-LN-001 P-code GPS Floppy disk(s) containing BATHYL1-8, NAV-GPSL1-2, NAV-GPSL3-6, NAV-GPSL7-8, NAV-GPSL9-11, BATHYL9-11, NAV-GPSL12, BATHYL12, Nancy K. Soderberg

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity