USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1974-001-FA

Other ID: CORPUS 20/26

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Henry Berryhill

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect seismic profiles, sediment samples and gravity cores on the inner continental shelf, offshore Texas.


Start Date: 1974-03-04

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1974-03-08

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Loran-C, Seismic reflection

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment Sampling; Gravity Coring; Seismic Reflection Profiles: 110 miles (177 km).

Staff: Henry Berryhill

Affiliate Staff:
Gary Hill (Sci. Tech.); Michael Dorsey (Sci. Tech.); Ralph Hunter (Geologist) PMG


Location Map:


photo of Longhorn


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
Loran-C --- Navigation
Seismic reflection ---