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ID 05005
Also Known As 05005
C-1-05-GU
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Chief Scientist: Walter Barnhardt, Mass. Office of Coastal Zone Management. Data (Bathymetry, SEABOSS, seismic, sidescansonar, Submetrixsidescan) of field activity 05005 (C-1-05-GU) in Merrimack Embayment, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, United from 09/06/2005 to 09/21/2005
Organization United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Project/Theme Geologic Mapping of the Massachusetts Inner Continental Shelf
Coastal Change Hazards
Chief Scientist Walter Barnhardt
Platform Connecticut
Area of Operation Merrimack Embayment, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, United, Gulf of Maine
Bounding Coordinates
42.88333
-70.80000     -70.58333
42.66667
Ports SEP 6, 2005 - Woods Hole
SEP 21, 2005 - Woods Hole
Dates 09/06/2005 (JD 249) to 09/21/2005 (JD 264)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Scanned Materials c105gu log (pdf)
Information Specialist
Brian Andrews
Crew
Walter Barnhardt Chief Scientist
Chuck Worley (marine tech)
Brian Andrews
Bill Danforth
Emile Bergeron
Seth Ackerman
Chris Hein
Dan Nelson Captain
Equipment Used
Bathymetry
SEABOSS
seismic
sidescansonar
Submetrixsidescan
Purpose
Seafloor mapping to 1] support management of ocean resources,
2] clarify the post-glacial history of sea-level change in the
region, 3] reconstruct coastal environments and quantifying rates of
change over the last few thousand years, and 4] develop a sediment
budget for the coastal system, which is experiencing chronic erosion.
Information to be Derived
Grain size analysis;Sea Floor Map;Bathymetric Maps;high
resolution geologic maps
Summary
We collected 100% coverage of seafloor with bathymetry and
sidescan sonar data, approximately 1000 km of seismic reflection
profiles, and grab samples and bottom photography/video at 93
stations.  Cruise focused on nearshore areas in water depths of 5-25
m to complete the surficial mapping that was begun in 2003 (SAIC
contract multibeam).  Subbottom profiles were collected throughout
entire study area in water depths of 5-90 m.
Notes
The new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) was deployed for the
first time to successfully recover a sound-velocity profiler that
was lost during a cast.
Got Help? For 05005, we would appreciate any information on -- activity type, analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, owner, project number, publications, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata         WHSC
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml data
Navigation data nav      
Times   050.times      

05005 location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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