Field Activity 2005-048-FA

Identifier 2005-048-FA
Purpose Geophysical survey in Boston Harbor - sidescan sonar and swath bathymetry of small area to be used as habitat vitalization by MA Division of Marine Fisheries.
Location Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Summary Sidescan sonar and swath bathymetry collected within Boston Harbor.
Comments Original Center People field contained: Barry Irwin, Captain; Charles Worley; William Danforth; Seth Ackerman. Project = Geophysical survey of reef site within Boston Harbor, Geophysical survey of reef site within Boston Harbor
25 feet
Start Weymouth, MA 2005-11-21
End Weymouth, MA 2005-11-21
Days in the field 1
West -70.9083
East -70.9
North 42.3333
South 42.3


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Jane F Denny
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
Seth Ackerman
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Seth Ackerman
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Sonar, Location-Elevation
Data type: Sidescan, Navigation, Interferometric

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Klein 531 sidescan Sidescan (no data reported)
Real Time Kinematic GPS Navigation (no data reported)
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity