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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1157

Shallow Geology, Seafloor Texture, and Physiographic Zones of the Inner Continental Shelf from Nahant to Northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts


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Table 1: Data sources for the Digital Elevation Model, backscatter mosaic, and seismic-reflection profile interpretations.

Vessel

Date

Bathymetry/Topography

Backscatter

Seismic

Citation

Fredrick G. Creed

1994-1998

Simrad Subsea EM1000 Multibeam Echo Sounder

Simrad Subsea EM1000 Multibeam Echo Sounder

none

Poppe and others, 2006

Fredrick G. Creed

1994-1998

Simrad Subsea EM1000 Multibeam Echo Sounder

Simrad Subsea EM1000 Multibeam Echo Sounder

none

Butman and others, 2007

Whiting and NOAA launches

2000-2001

RESON SeaBat 8101MBS and Odom Echotrac DF3200 MKII single beam system

Edgetech 272-T and Klein T-5500

none

Ackerman and others, 2006

Rafael

2003-2004

SEA Submetrix 2000 series interferometric sonar

Edgetech DF1000 dual frequency sidescan sonar

Knudsen 320b chirp system

Barnhardt and others, 2006

Ocean Explorer and Connecticut

2004-2005

RESON SeaBat 8101MBS, and an SEA SWATHplus interferometric sonar system

RESON SeaBat 8101MBS, and Klein 3000 dual-frequency sidescan-sonar

EdgeTech Geo-Star FSSB sub-bottom profiling system and an SB-0512i towfish

Barnhardt and others, 2009

Atlantic Surveyor

2005

RESON SeaBat 8101

RESON SeaBat 8101*

none

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and University of New Hampshire, 2005

Thomas Jefferson

2006

EM1002 MBS and Odom Echotrac DF3200 MKII single beam system

EM1002 MBS*

none

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2006

Megan T. Miller, Rafael, and NOAA launches

2006-2007

RESON SeaBat 3101 or 8125 MBS, and an SEA SWATHplus interferometric sonar system

RESON SeaBat 3101 or 8125, Klein 3000 dual-frequency sidescan-sonar, or an SEA SWATHplus interferometric sonar system

EdgeTech Geo-Star FSSB sub-bottom profiling system and an SB-0512i towfish

Barnhardt and others, 2010

Megan T. Miller and Rafael

2006-2008

SEA SWATHplus interferometric sonar system

Klein 3000 dual-frequency sidescan-sonar, or an SEA SWATHplus interferometric sonar system

EdgeTech Geo-Star FSSB sub-bottom profiling system and an SB-0512i towfish

Andrews and others, 2010

JALBTCX lidar plane

2007

SHOALS-1000T

none

none

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Center of Expertise, 2008

*These data were not used in the composite backscatter image.



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