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Summary Information for Field Activity 2010-047-FA

Area of Operations: Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Vineyard Sound, Cape Cod, Marthas Vineyard, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 07, 2010 to July 19, 2010

Chief scientist: Dave Foster
Bill Schwab

Objectives: Supplement existing Chirp subbottom profiles in Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound with deeper penetration Boomer profiling system. These data will contribute to a more complete geologic framework for the Mass CZM mapping program.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Seismic stratigraphy

Summary: Approximately 140 line-km of seismic data were collected in Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound. A boomer source, Geometrics 8-channel GeoEel and acquisition stem were used. Digital seismic-reflection data were acquired in SEG-Y or SEG-D format. Navigation was DGPS and was logged in raw Hypack format.

Contact: Dave Foster (dfoster@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-47-10-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/coastal_mass/

Platform Info:
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RAFAEL

Publications resulting from these data

Pendleton, E.A., Andrews, B.D., Danforth, W.W., and Foster, D.S,2014, High-Resolution Geophysical Data From Sand Shoals of Vineyard Sound and the Sea Floor Surrounding the Eastern Elizabeth Islands, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1020. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131020)

Data Types and Locations:

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