Cruise Report

Post Cruise Information

Alternate Leg or Cruise Number:
Platform: DIANE G
Submersible (if any):
Owner-Operator: Marlin Offshore
Center Principal
and Affiliate Principal:
WC Schwab;
Steve Couch-USACE;
Area of Operations: Inner shelf out 5 nm, Fire Island, New York
Bounding Coordinates:
North: 40.70
South: 40.51
West: -73.51
East: -72.95
Start and End Dates: SEP 4, 1996 to SEP 24, 1996
Start and End Ports: from Woods Hole, MA to Woods Hole, MA
Number of Days at Sea: 21
Cruise Objectives: High-resolution seafloor mapping nearshore Fire Island, NY
Scientific Party(USGS): Bill Schwab, Bill Danforth, Ken Parolski, Jane Denny, Dave Foster, Barry Irwin, Vee Ann Cross, Eric Haase, Mike Taylor
Scientific Party(affiliate):
Scientific Equipment: Geopulse Boomer seismic, 3.5kHz subbottom, Datasonics SIS-1000 sidescan, ISIS acquisition system, grab sampler, video, still camera
Navigation techniques used: DGPS
Cruise Funding Source: USGS, USArmy Corps of Engineers
Project Title: EEZ Shelf Mapping; New York Metropolitan Region
Remarks: Project is a continuation of USGS high-resolution sea-floor mapping efforts off the NY-NJ Metropolitan area.
Tabulated Information:
Days at Sea: 21
Continuous Data (in Km): 1100
Number of Stations Occupied: 52
Number of Submersible Dives: 0
Station Description:
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Report Date: 15:03 4/25/1997
Submitted by: Bill Schwab