USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1971-008-FA

Other ID: UGEO Leg 8; CORPUS 23

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: gulf transit, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): James Case

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, 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: 1971-12-15

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

End Date: 1971-12-24

End Port/Location: Corpus Christi, TX

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Loran-C, Geomechanique streamer, 3.5 kHz, Sparker system, Gravity meter (wh)

Information to be Derived:

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

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE), International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE)

Location Map:

Platform(s):

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Publications

(Magnetics)

(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
Loran-C --- Navigation
1971-008-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data in InfoBank)
Geomechanique streamer --- Temperature
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1971-008-FA-BA-001 ( Bathymetric data in InfoBank)
Sparker system --- Sparker
Gravity meter (wh) --- Gravity
1971-008-FA-GP-001 ( Gravity data in InfoBank)