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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-050-FA

Area of Operations: Great Bay, New Hampshire, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 16, 1998 to November 20, 1998

Chief scientist: Dave Nichols

   Tom Mack - WRD Section Chief, Pembroke, NH

Objectives: Sidescan/high-resolution sub-bottom survey of Great Bay, New Hampshire, mapping groundwater discharge areas.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;

Summary: Thirteen lines of sidescan collected in ISIS Qmips format. Seven lines of seismic collected in SEGY format on Jazz. All navigation data recorded on floppy. Sidescan tapes (1-3) and navigation floppy stored in Woods Hole. Jazz drive recordings and all hard copy data given to Tom Mack, USGS-WRD. Barry Irwin processing navigation data to provide trackline chart. ISIS Log stored in Woods Hole and copy sent to Tom Mack. Sidescan sonar: 150 km (13 lines); 3.5kHz: ? km (7 lines).

Contact: Dave Nichols (

InfoBank: uses the identifier W-50-98-NH. Visit this site for more information.

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