Other ID: FAY 016
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas, Port Everglades, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Richard E. Sylwester
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Equipment test cruise.
Start Date: 1976-05-31
Start Port/Location: Corpus Christi, TX
End Date: 1976-06-05
End Port/Location: Port Everglades, FL
Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Air gun, SEI streamer with 40 MD5 hydrophones, Geometrics G-856 magnetometer, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Airguns and gradiometer gave good results. 3.5 kHz system periodically lost the bottom. Teledyne sparker failed to arrive before departure; will be tested on a later leg.
Staff: Perry Parks, Richard E. Sylwester
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Richard Sylwester - Ch. Sci., seismic systems; Perry Parks - gravity system; 4 other USGS cruise participants.