Alternate Leg ID: 87-2
Area of Operations: Jamaica, Puerto Rico, United States, Eastern Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: January 21, 1987 to January 29, 1987
Objectives: Extensive testing of new navigation sonar equipment.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived: Navigation sonar tests
Summary: The Caufield towed correlation sonar fish was deployed periodically in transit in various water depths and data was collected for post-cruise processing and evaluation. The Magnavox 610 Doppler Sonar operated continuously; comparisons to Starfix were collected and evaluated. The General Electric 810 Correlation Sonar was tested for a day and a half in up to 3000 m of water and compared to Starfix and Magnavox 610 for evaluation.
USGS Project Number: DMA GRAV
Contact: Barry Irwin (email@example.com)
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