Field Activity 2007-002-FA

Identifier 2007-002-FA
Purpose Geologic mapping of sea floor (geophysics only).
Location Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Summary Survey collected 100% coverage with swath bathymetry over an area of approx. 350 km2 in northern Cape Cod Bay. Approx. 1300 line km of sidescan sonar and sub-bottom profiles were also collected. Preliminary data processing took place during survey.
Info derived Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Comments Project = Geologic mapping of the Massachusetts inner shelf, Geologic mapping of the Massachusetts inner shelf Information from Foghorn: SubX interferometric sidescan;EdgeTech 512i sub-bottom profiler;Klein 1000 sidescan sonar;
100 feet
Start Woods Hole, MA 2007-07-23
End Woods Hole, MA 2007-08-08
Days in the field 16
West -70.5007364
East -70.31377778
North 42.09442942
South 41.94950434


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Walter Barnhardt
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
Walter Barnhardt
Scientist, Staff
Wayne E Baldwin
Scientist, Staff
Brian Andrews
Scientist, Staff
Emile Bergeron
Scientist, Staff
Charles R Worley
Scientist, Staff
Agarwala, Ankur
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Brian Andrews
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Sub Bottom Profiler, Multibeam, Sidescan, Interferometric

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric (no data reported)
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Sub Bottom Profiler 2
Real Time Kinematic GPS Navigation (no data reported)
SEA SWATHplus-L 117 kHz Interferometric 2
Klein 3000 Sidescan 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2007-002-FA-SE-001 Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Raw SEGY data Nancy K. Soderberg
Chirp seismic data Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Linda P McCarthy
2007-002-FA-BA-001-02 SEA SWATHplus-L 117 kHz PUBLISHED DATA: SWATHPlus bathymetry collected during 07002 is published in USGS OFR 2010-1006 in ArcGIS GRID format as part of a merged grid covering all of the Northern Cape Cod Bay survey area. Brian Andrews
Bathymetry GIS data SEA SWATHplus-L 117 kHz Linda P McCarthy
Sidescan mosaic Klein 3000 Linda P McCarthy

Datasets not currently associated with specific equipment

Dataset name Description Dataset contact
CapeCodBay_10m Cape Cod Bay: continuous bathymetry and topography terrain model of the Massachusetts coastal zone and continental shelf, (32-bit GeoTIFF, UTM 19 NAD 83, NAVD 88 vertical datum) Brian Andrews
CapeCodBay_Source Cape Cod Bay: Polygon boundaries for source data of a continuous bathymetry and topography terrain model of the Massachusetts coastal zone and continental shelf: (Esri polygon shapefile, Geographic, NAD 83) Brian Andrews


Samples collected during this field activity