Field Activity 2012-020-FA

Identifier 2012-020-FA
Purpose Map archeologic sites with BOEM - designed to test various geophysical gear
Location Martha's Vineyard Inner-continental shelf, Massachusetts, North America, North Atlantic
Summary Interagency cooperative assessing utility of inteferomentric sonar in archeologic investigations. Will also compare to sidescan sonar and chirp subbottom data.
Info derived Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;
Comments Project = BOEM/Vineyard Shelf Windfarm Mapping,
Length 85 feet.
Start Woods Hole 2012-08-24
End Woods Hole 2012-09-09
Days in the field 14
West -70.7629
East -70.46631
North 41.22412
South 41.05864


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William C Schwab
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
Thomas F O'Brien
Scientist, Staff
Wayne E Baldwin
Scientist, Staff
Emile Bergeron
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
William W Danforth
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Sonar, Location-Elevation, Seismics
Data type: Interferometric, Navigation, Sound Velocity, Sub Bottom Profiler

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
SEA SWATHplus-M 234 kHz Interferometric (no data reported)
DGPS Navigation (no data reported)
Sensor - MVP30 (Odim) Sound Velocity (no data reported)
Sensor - SVP Sound Velocity (no data reported)
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity