USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1969-004-FA

Other ID: 939009, Phase I Leg C; K-2-69-GM

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Gulf of Campeche, Mexico, western Gulf of Mexico, United States, Sigsbee Plain, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert H. Fedden - U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals:

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1969-03-05

Start Port/Location: Vera Cruz, Vera Cruz, Mexico

End Date: 1969-03-23

End Port/Location: Galveston, TX

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Multichannel seismics, Loran-A, Omega navigation, Sextant, Sparker system, Single channel hydrophone, Echosounder

Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps; Morphology; Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Henry Berryhill, Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Staff:
Robert Fedden - co-Ch. Sci. - U.S. NavOceano; USGS-Menlo Park: Harry Hill
Jack Lee
Mike Marlow
Bob Patrick
David Scholl
Richard Tagg

Notes: Original Center People field contained: USGS-Corpus Christi: Louis Garrison - co-Ch. Sci., Henry Berryhill; USGS-Menlo Park: Harry Hill, Jack Lee, Mike Marlow, Bob Patrick, David Scholl, Richard Tagg.
Project = USGS-NAVOCEANO, USGS-NAVOCEANO

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Elisha Kane
Elisha Kane

Publications

(Bathymetry)

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
Loran-A --- Navigation
Omega navigation --- Navigation
1969-004-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data in InfoBank)
Sextant --- Navigation
Sparker system --- Sparker
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1969-004-FA-SE-002 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1969-004-FA-SE-001-01 ( Scanned image of Line C-22)
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1969-004-FA-BA-001 ( Bathymetric data in InfoBank)