Area of Operations: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: September 27, 2006 to September 27, 2006
Chief scientist: Rich Signell
Al Plueddemann, WHOI
Objectives: RAFAEL will be used to obtain multibeam bathymetry and chirp data for a 1 km long section of Middle Ground, a tidal sand ridge. Simultaneous ADCP sections across and along the ridge will be made from the REMUS AUV supported by the R/V HURRICANE (WHOI REMUS Group RHIB).
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea floor map;
Summary: One survey of the ridge and adjacent sandwave fields was completed. A high-resolution map of the region was generated from the processed data. REMUS ADCP data from two runs of the transect pattern was also collected.
Contact: Ellyn Montgomery (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier R-2-06-CD. Visit this site for more information.