USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1973-008-FA

Other ID: CORPUS 19/25

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Henry Berryhill

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Diver coring of bottom sediments.


Start Date: 1973-11-20

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1973-11-22

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Grab sampler

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Diver coring - bottom sediments; no geophysics.

Staff: Henry Berryhill

Affiliate Staff:
Gary Hill (Diver); Joe McGowen (U. TX-Austin - Diver); Ralph Hunter (Diver)



inner continental shelf, offshore Texas, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 31 South: 17 West: -100 East: -80


photo of Anomaly


Berryhill, H.L., Casby, Susan, Hill, Gary, Holmes, C. W., Dorsey, Michael, and Harwood, Roderick, 1975, Sediment characteristics of the inner shelf and environmental geologic map, Port Aransas area, Texas; preliminary results: URL:

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology