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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-039-FA

Area of Operations: Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 15, 2006 to November 29, 2006

Chief scientist: Rich Signell

Objectives: Test EdgeTech Chirp 512i in shallow water environment.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Chirp seismic profiles

Summary: Two days were spent collecting seismic data with SFMG's EdgeTech 512i chirp sub bottom profiler. These test data were gathered to assess the feasibility of towing the profiler behind the R/V RAFAEL and to see how the system performed in shallow water.

Contact: Rich Signell (rsignell@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-06-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
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RAFAEL

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Seismics

 

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