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Summary for Field Activity Number 2009-036-FA

Alternate Leg ID: R-36-09-BZ

Area of Operations: Woods Hole Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 07, 2009 to August 07, 2009

Objectives: Conduct a swath bathymetric survey of the entrance to Woods Hole Harbor over an area previously dredged (Spring 2009) down to a minimum of 25 feet to ascertain if the area is infilling with sediment or maintaining the dredged depth.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Bathymetric Maps

Summary: We ran 8 lines to cover the survey area using our SEA SwathPlus system. 2 gigabytes of swath bathymetric data were collected, along with navigation from our HYPACK software.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FL66 - Project Description

Contact: Bill Danforth (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-36-09-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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