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Summary Information for Field Activity 2011-013-FA

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

Dates: August 01, 2011 to August 31, 2011

Chief scientist: Dave Foster

Objectives: Sea floor mapping along the Elizabeth Islands, Middle Ground, Hedge Fence, and L'Hommedieu Shoals

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;

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

Summary: Data were collected on 19 days during daylight ops on R/V Rafael between 2-31 Aug 2011.

Contact: Brian Andrews (bandrews@usgs.gov)

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Platform Info:
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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:

BathymetryNavigationLogsSeismicsSonar

 

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