USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1971-007-FA

Other ID: UGEO Leg 7; CORPUS 22

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a geophysical survey.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1971-12-11

Start Port/Location: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

End Date: 1971-12-15

End Port/Location: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Loran-C, Magnetometer (wh), Gravity meter (wh), Geomechanique streamer, Sparker system

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected bathymetry (3.5 kHz) and gravity data.

Staff: James Case, Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Staff:
Dennis Cox (Geologist); PMG - Harry Hill (Electronics Technician)
James Nicholson (Electronics Technician)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Louis Garrison; James Case (Geophysicist); Dennis Cox (Geologist); Harry Hill (Electronics Technician); James Nicholson (Electronics Technician).
Project = International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE), International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE)

Location Map:

Platform(s):

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Publications

(Bathymetry) Steele, Wm. Clinton, Degnan, Carolyn H., Deeter, Gary B., and Riordan, Jean A., 1989, Description of marine geophysical data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey and how to obtain it: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-167, 26 p.

(Gravity) Steele, Wm. Clinton, Degnan, Carolyn H., Deeter, Gary B., and Riordan, Jean A., 1989, Description of marine geophysical data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey and how to obtain it: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-167, 26 p.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1971-007-FA-BA-001 ( Bathymetry data in InfoBank)
Loran-C --- Navigation
1971-007-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation Data in InfoBank)
Magnetometer (wh) --- Magnetics
1971-007-FA-GP-001 ( Magnetics data in InfoBank)
Gravity meter (wh) --- Gravity
1971-007-FA-GP-002 ( Gravity data in InfoBank)
Geomechanique streamer --- Temperature
Sparker system --- Sparker