Area of Operations: Barnegat Bay, New Jersey
Dates: March 11, 2013 to April 01, 2013
Objectives: Map the shallow geologic framework within Barnegat Bay, NJ in support of circulation modeling studies.
Type of Activity: Sampling;Seismic profiling;Sea floor mapping;Barnegat Bay, New Jersey
Information to be derived: Grain size analysis;Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;Morphology;
Summary: R/V Rafael collected 1050 kms of bathymetry, backscatter, and seismics, along tracklines spaced 50-m apart between 20 Mar (JD080) and 8 April (JD090), 2012. Mini-SEABOSS survey operations (10-12 April, 2012) collected bottom photographs, video and sediment samples at ~ 81 stations.
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