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Summary Information for Field Activity 2011-005-FA

Area of Operations: Fire Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 18, 2011 to June 09, 2011

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

Objectives: Map nearshore/shoreface off Fire Island National Seashore.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;

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

Summary: Area of inner shelf/lower shorface offshore of Fire Island, NY mapped using 234 kHz inteferometric sonar and 5 Hz-12 kHz chirp subbottom profiler (water depths >~8m)

Contact: Wayne Baldwin (wbaldwin@usgs.gov)

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

Platform Info:
photo of SCARLET ISABELLA
SCARLET ISABELLA

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