USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1968-004-FA

Other ID: K-1-68-SE; CORPUS 3

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Hatteras Abyssal Plain, North America, Silver Bank, Caicos Islands, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Anegada Island, Venezuelan Basin, Curacao, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s): M. BUELL - NVO

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals:

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1968-11-04

Start Port/Location: Navy Yards, VA

End Date: 1968-11-18

End Port/Location: Willemstad, Curacao

Equipment Used: Air gun, Sparker system, 3.5 kHz, Dredge, Corer - slow, Omega navigation, Raytheon radar, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Daily Log-#3.

Staff: J. I. Ewing, I.G. Harkrider, J.F. Hernion, D.E. Miller

Affiliate Staff:
Minor Buell - Ch. Sci.; Bill Perkins - Princeton; Loomis - Princeton; Cliff Clive; Bob Randall; Jim Pew; John Freitag; Ed Escowitz; Troy Holcomb; Herb Eppert; Dee Stevenson - computer programmer; John Hanna - navigation; Bob Farland; Hawley Thomas - photographer; George; Bob Engler; Jim McQuay - Teledyne; Bob McCollum(?); Pete

Notes: Original Center People field contained: J.I. Ewing, J.F. Hernion, I.G. Harkrider, D.E. Miller.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Elisha Kane
Elisha Kane

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Air gun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Sparker system --- Sparker
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Dredge --- Biology
Geology
Corer - slow --- Geology
Omega navigation --- Navigation
Raytheon radar --- Navigation
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler