Area of Operations: Buzzards Bay, Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: May 26, 2009 to June 18, 2009
Chief scientist: Walter Barnhardt
Objectives: Geologic mapping of sea floor (geophysics only).
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary: 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.
Contact: Seth Ackerman (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier M-2-09-BZ. Visit this site for more information.
Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2009/09/fieldwork3.html