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ID 09002
Also Known As M-2-09-BZ
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Chief Scientist: Walter Barnhardt. Seismic profiling, Seafloor mapping data (Navigation-DGPS, Navigation-Hypack, Seismic reflection, Sidescan, RTK-GPS base station, SubX swath bathy, 0512i Chirp, Klein(?) sidescan) of field activity 09002 (M-2-09-BZ) in Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic from 05/26/2009 to 06/18/2009
Organization United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Project/Theme USGS-CZM Massachusetts Seafloor Mapping
Chief Scientist Walter Barnhardt
Activity Type Seismic profiling, Seafloor mapping
Platform Megan T. Miller
Owner Miller Marine Services, Inc
Area of Operation Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic, Buzzards Bay, MA
Bounding Coordinates
-71.00000     -70.50000
Ports LEAVE Woods Hole, MA
ARRIVE Woods Hole, MA
Dates 05/26/2009 (JD 146) to 06/18/2009 (JD 169)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Seth Ackerman
Walter Barnhardt Chief Scientist
Emile Bergeron
Tom O'Brien
Brent Taylor
Brian Andrews
Seth Ackerman
Dave Foster
Bill Danforth
Wayne Baldwin
Brian Buckzowski
Danijela Vesovic CCNY
Brad Pimer (captain)
Equipment Used
Seismic reflection
RTK-GPS base station
SubX swath bathy
0512i Chirp
Klein(?) sidescan
Geologic mapping of seafloor (geophysics only).
Information to be Derived
Sea Floor Map, Bathymetric Maps
We collected geophysical data over approx 3350 linear
kilometers of tracklines.  Full coverage bathymetry and backscatter data
encompass approx 350 sq km, including 29 sq km in eastern Vineyard Sound.
24 days at sea.
Data types: Seismic
acoustic backscatter
Navigation technique: dgps
RTK-GPS base station
3350 km of continuous data.
Leg 1 (26 May to 7 June); Barnhardt, Bergeron, O'Brien, Taylor, Andrews, 
Leg 2 (7 June to 18 June); Foster, Bergeron, Danforth, Taylor, Baldwin, 
Buckzowski, Vesovic
Project Number
Barnhardt, Walter, 2009, Geologic Mapping
of Massachusetts Seafloor Includes USGS Summer Intern,
USGS Sound Waves Monthly Newsletter, September 2009,
available on line at:
Got Help? For 09002, we would appreciate any information on -- analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, 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      

09002 location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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