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Summary for Field Activity Number 2006-039-FA

Area of Operations: Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 15, 2006 to November 29, 2006

Objectives: Test EdgeTech Chirp 512i in shallow water environment.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Chirp seismic profiles

Summary: Two days were spent collecting seismic data with SFMGs EdgeTech 512i chirp sub bottom profiler. These test data were gathered to assess the feasibility of towing the profiler behind the R/V Rafael, and to see how the system performed in shallow water.

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Contact: Bill Danforth (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-06-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of RAFAEL

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