USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1975-005-FA

Other ID: IG 15-1; IG1501

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Dillon

Affiliate Investigator(s): Joel Watkins - Ch. Sci., University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG); Richard Buffler - Project Scientist, UTIG

Information Specialist(s): Nancy K. Soderberg

Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sonobouy, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: UTIG contracted to collect bathymetry, seismics and magnetics in the southeast Georgia Embayment area on behalf of USGS.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1975-05-09

Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX

End Date: 1975-05-26

End Port/Location: Port Canaveral, FL

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Seismic refraction, Loran-C, Transit GPS, Dead reckoning

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected seismic lines SE-1 thru SE-6 for the USGS from 05/16/75 - 05/25/75. Data: demultiplexed field tapes, tape reel log, seismic field log, digital navigation and printout, observers' logs, field bathymetry log, field magnetometer log, and track chart.

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
UTIG: Joel Watkins - Ch. Sci.
Dick Buffler - Project Sci.
K. Griffiths
G. Barksdale
T. Shipley
G. Putman
R. Elliott
R. Cunningham; U. Houston: G. Schuster

Notes: Contract survey by University of Texas for USGS as part of a larger cruise. Submitted 08/24/09 by A. Orton for N. Soderberg.

Location:

southeast Georgia embayment, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 34 South: 29.75 West: -81.75 East: -77.25

Platform(s):


Ida Green

Publications

Buffler, R.T., Watkins, Joel S., and Dillon, William P., 1979, Geology of the offshore Southeast Georgia Embayment, U.S. Atlantic continental margin, based on multichannel seismic reflection profiles; 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, .

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, .

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
1975-005-FA-SE-001 ( film collection of MG,3.5)
1975-005-FA-SE-002-01 ( Paper record section of Lines SE-05, SE-03, SE-04, SE-01A, SE-01B, SE-01D, SE-01C, SE-02, SE-06, )
Seismic refraction --- Sonobouy
Loran-C --- Navigation
1975-005-FA-LN-001 ( CDP navigation trackline plot for field activity 75005)
1975-005-FA-LN-002 ( Digital tape(s) of NV-SP-CDP, NV-TIME,S-CDP, NV 6 FILES, )
Transit GPS --- Navigation
Dead reckoning --- Navigation