Field Activity 2009-006-FA

Identifier 2009-006-FA
Alternate names HE0905, H609AR
Purpose Multibeam and Chirp mapping of the sea floor of potential U.S. extended continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska.
Location Arctic Ocean;
Summary USCGC HEALY provided ice breaking during collection of multichannel seismic data by the GSC aboard CCGS LOUIS S. ST-LAURENT.
Info derived Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology; Shallow sediment structure from Knudsen single-channel seismics
Comments Cruise is currently devoted 100% to two-icebreaker work. Data Curator: UNH.
Length 420 feet; beam 82 feet; draft 29 feet.
Start Barrow, AK 2009-08-07
End Barrow, AK 2009-09-16
West -160
East -125
North 85
South 70


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Deborah R Hutchinson
Crew members
Thomas F O'Brien
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Deborah R Hutchinson
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Larry Mayer, University of New Hampshire

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Imagery, Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: CTD, Photo, Navigation, Sub Bottom Profiler, Multibeam, Single Beam

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Knudsen echo sounder 320B/R Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
CTD 19+ with OBS, PAR, DO, Chl CTD (no data reported)
Digital camera Photo (no data reported)
GPS (wh) Navigation (no data reported)
SeaBeam 2112 Multibeam (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Multichannel, Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sparker, Bubble Gun, Air Gun / Water Gun, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Sonobuoy (no data reported)
Echosounder Single Beam (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity