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Summary Information for Field Activity 2007-002-FA

Area of Operations: Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 23, 2007 to August 08, 2007

Chief scientist: Walter Barnhardt

Objectives: Geologic mapping of sea floor (geophysics only).

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;

Summary: Survey collected 100% coverage with swath bathymetry over an area of approx. 350 km2 in northern Cape Cod Bay. Approx. 1300 line km of sidescan sonar and sub-bottom profiles were also collected. Preliminary data processing took place during survey.

Contact: Brian Andrews (bandrews@usgs.gov)

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2007/12/pubs.html

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Platform Info:
MEGAN T MILLER

Publications resulting from these data

Andrews, Brian D., Ackerman, Seth D., Baldwin, Wayne E., and Barnhardt, Walter A.,2010, Geophysical and sampling data from the inner continental shelf; northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1006. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1006/)

Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Ackerman, S.D., Foster, D.S., Andrews, B.A., and Schwab, W.C.,2013, Shallow Geology, Sea-floor Texture, and Physiographic Provinces of the Inner Continental Shelf from Nahant to Northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1157. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1157/)

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