USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1972-006-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Robert N. Oldale

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dave Folger - Middlebury College

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Uniboom survey.


Start Date: 1972-10-26

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1972-10-29

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: EG&G 234, Echosounder, Marine magnetometer, Gravity meter (wh), Loran-C, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Excellent Uniboom survey of the south end at Lake Champlain north of the Crown Point Bridge. Data to be worked up by Dave Folger and his students; seismic profiling done with the EG&G Uniboom system.

Staff: Robert F. Commeau, Robert N. Oldale

Affiliate Staff:
Dave Folger - Middlebury College



Lake Champlain, Vermont, United States, North America;

North: 46 South: 43.5 West: -73.5 East: -73


Bruno Schmidt



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
EG&G 234 --- Boomer
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Marine magnetometer --- Magnetics
Gravity meter (wh) --- Gravity
Loran-C --- Navigation
1972-006-FA-LN-001-01 ( Zip archive of Trackline map for the northern portion of Lake Champlain including lines from the R/V Bruno Schmidt 1972 cruise (FA 72006), and Composite trackline map for the northern portion of Lake Champlain including lines from the R/V Bruno Schmidt 1972 (FA 72006) and 1974 (FA 74009) cruises.)
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1972-006-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( UNI) for lines )