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Summary for Field Activity Number 2003-007-FA

Area of Operations: South Essex Sanctuary, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 22, 2003 to October 15, 2003

Objectives: High-resolution geologic mapping and characterization of the sea floor offshore of Massachusetts.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Habitat maps
Sea Floor Map
Bathymetric Maps
Morphology

Summary: Completed ~ 73% of survey between 22 Sep. and 15 Oct. 03. Collected Swath bathymetry (depth and backscatter) with Submetrix, Seismic reflection with Knudsen, and side scan imagery with DF1000. Plan to complete survey in Spring 2004.

USGS Project Number: 2921-AWW16 - Project Description

Contact: Brian Andrews (bandrews@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-2-03-MY. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of RAFAEL
RAFAEL

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Data and publications on CD-ROM/DVD-ROM:

Inventory ## per setData TypeContentsAuthorYearReport #FormatTitleRemarks
261501/02PublicationMA BATHY,SSS,PHOTO,SAMPLEBARNHARDT WA, ANDREWS BD, BUTMAN B200604042005-1293INTERNAL ARCHIVE HIGH-RESOLUTION GEOLOGIC MAPPING INNER CONTINENTAL SHELF: NAHANT TO GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS*04002,WEB VERSION
261602/02PublicationMA BATHY,SSS,PHOTO,SAMPLEBARNHARDT WA, ANDREWS BD, BUTMAN B200604042005-1293INTERNAL ARCHIVE HIGH-RESOLUTION GEOLOGIC MAPPING INNER CONTINENTAL SHELF: NAHANT TO GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS*04002,WEB VERSION, ZIP FILES
277201/01PublicationINTERFER, SSS, SUBBTTM, SAMPLEBARNHARDT, ANDREWS, BUTMAN200607182005-1293HIGH-RESOLUTION GEOLOGIC MAPPING INNER CONTINENTAL SHELF NAHANT TO GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS04002
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