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Summary Information for Field Activity 2012-020-FA

Area of Operations: Martha'
s Vineyard Inner-continental shelf, Massachusetts, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 24, 2012 to September 09, 2012

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

Objectives: Map archeologic sites with BOEM - designed to test various geophysical gear

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Martha'
s Vineyard inner shelf, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

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

Summary: Interagency cooperative assessing utility of inteferomentric sonar in archeologic investigations. Will also compare to sidescan sonar and chirp subbottom data.

Contact: Bill Danforth (bdanforth@usgs.gov)

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