USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1974-002-FA

Other ID: GSI Party 437, Bermuda Triangle

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Bermuda Triangle, offshore Carolinas, Blake Plateau, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William Dillon

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Nancy K. Soderberg

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Contracted collection of CDP data by Geophysical Services, Inc. in the area of the Bermuda Triangle.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1974-04-15

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1974-04-21

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, LaCoste-Romberg gravimeter G-179, Varian V-75 magnetometer, Echosounder, IMDCS navigation

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Purchased 3 CDP lines: BT-1, BT-4, and BT-8.

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
A. Boudreaux
Supervisor; D. Dale
Party Manager; James Hunt
Instr. Eng.; Herbert Hixenbrugh
Instr. Eng.; W. E. Clow
Instr. Eng.; Peter Eidson
Instr. Eng. Trainee; Richard Drake
QC; David Tobins
QC; C. Grayson
Mech.; W. Kennedy
Mech.; A. Thomson
Mech.; N. Benton
Mech.; R. Olroyd
Administrator; C. Fourara
Surv. Supvsr/Operator; F. Renton
Surv. Op.; N. Smith
Surv. Op.; G. Grolz
Geonav/IMDCS Op.; R. Simmons
LORAN-C Op.; I. D. Samuel
Ship's Captain; P. Thomas
Ship's Mate

Notes:
Project = Bermuda Triangle, Bermuda Triangle

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Jonsson
Jonsson

Publications

Dillon, W.P., Paull, C.K., Buffler, R.T., and Fail, J.-P., 1979, Structure and development of the Southeast Georgia Embayment and northern Blake Plateau; preliminary analysis; in Watkins, J.S., Montadert, L., and Dickerson, P.W., eds., Geological and geophysical investigations of continental margins: American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Memoir 29, .

Hutchinson, D.R., Poag, C. W., and Popenoe, P., 1995, Geophysical database of the East Coast of the United States; southern Atlantic margin - stratigraphy and velocity from multichannel seismic profiles: 176 URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr9527.

Hutchinson, D.R., Poag, C. W., Johnson, A., Popenoe, P., and Wright, C., 1996, Geophysical database of the East Coast of the United States; southern Atlantic margin - stratigraphy and velocity in map grids: 165 URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr9655.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
1974-002-FA-SE-001-04 ( Scanned seismic profiles: includes pdf files from the tiff scaled profile and true amplitude scans.)
1974-002-FA-SE-001-13 ( Line BT-8 - Contractor STACK SEG-Y Data - 2 SEG-Y stack files prepared by contractor. )
1974-002-FA-SE-001-12 ( Line BT-8 - Contractor DEMUX SEG-Y Data - 6 SEG-Y demux files prepared by contractor.)
1974-002-FA-SE-001-07 ( Line BT-1 - Contractor STACK SEG-Y Data - 6 SEG-Y stack files prepared by contractor.)
1974-002-FA-SE-001-05 ( Line BT-1 Contractor DEMUX SEG-Y Data - 12 SEG-Y demux files prepared by contractor.)
1974-002-FA-SE-001-02 ( DVD ROM disk of BT-1 STACK, MILLER DEMUX, BT-1CNTRCT DEMUX,BT-8 STCK,DMX, )
1974-002-FA-SE-001-03 ( Scanned seismic profiles: includes scanned tiff files from the contractor's scaled and true amplitude mylar sections.)
1974-002-FA-SE-001-15 ( Line BT-8 - Scanned Profiles - Includes 6 scanned tiff files from the contractor's true amplitude mylar section profiles and 6 pdf files from the tiff true amplitude profile scans.)
1974-002-FA-SE-001-06 ( Line BT-1 - Miller DEMUX SEG-Y Data - 16 SEG-Y files prepared by Miller of USGS with disco header info file. )
1974-002-FA-SE-001-08 ( Line BT-1 - Scanned Profiles - Includes 9 scanned tiff files from the contractor's scaled mylar section profiles and 9 pdf files from the tiff scaled profile scans.)
1974-002-FA-SE-001-01 ( Paper record section of Lines BT-01, BT-04, BT-08, )
1974-002-FA-SE-001-10 ( Line BT-4 - Scanned Profiles - Includes 6 scanned tiff files from the contractor's scaled mylar section profiles and 6 pdf files from the tiff scaled profile scans.)
1974-002-FA-SE-001-11 ( Line BT-4 - Scanned Profiles - Includes 6 scanned tiff files from the contractor's true amplitude mylar section profiles and 6 pdf files from the tiff true amplitude profile scans. )
1974-002-FA-SE-001-14 ( Line BT-8 - Scanned Profiles - Includes 6 scanned tiff files from the contractor's scaled mylar section profiles and 6 pdf files from the scanned scaled mylar section profiles.)
LaCoste-Romberg gravimeter G-179 --- Gravity
Varian V-75 magnetometer --- Magnetics
Echosounder --- Single Beam
IMDCS navigation --- Navigation
1974-002-FA-LN-001 ( CDP navigation trackline plot for field activity 74002)
1974-002-FA-LN-002 ( BT-1 (text file) Line BT-1 shotpoint navigation file.)
1974-002-FA-LN-003 ( BT-8 (text file) Line BT-8 shotpoint navigation file.)