Abstract

Mashkoor Malik presented the results of a UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM) study of the seafloor of the WGOMCA.

Objectives The objectives for the CCOM study were to:

• Construct a bathymetric map of Jeffrey’s Ledge to serve as a framework for subsequent studies.

• Test the potential use of multibeam sonar to monitor fishing gear impacts.

• Determine if it is possible to observe closure impacts with multibeam sonar.

Publication Date

3-26-2007

Journal or Conference Title

Western Gulf of Maine Closure Area Symposium

Pages

19-22

Conference Date

May 10 - May 11, 2007

Publisher Place

Durham, NH, USA

Publisher

University of New Hampshire

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Rights

This publication is made possible by the National Sea Grant College Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant NA060AR4170109 to the NH Sea Grant College Program.

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