USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1976-028-FA

Other ID: AMCOR

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Atlantic Continental shelf and slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): James M. Robb

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seismic surveys and navigation for the Atlantic Margin Coring Program (AMCOR), as well as anchor handling and supply transportation for the drill ship, GLOMAR CONCEPTION (FA 76027).

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1976-07-21

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1976-09-20

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Air gun, Internav 101 LORAN-C, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 22 sites surveyed; Airgun: 436 km; Minisparker: 55 km.

Staff: William Jaworski, Kenneth E. Parolski, James M. Robb, Richard E. Sylwester

Affiliate Staff:
David Kinney

Notes: **Other Captains: James Elliot (4 Aug. - 8 Sep.); Jack Rogers (8 Sep. - 20 Sep.). *70 days at sea include mobilization; 60 days at sea on the project. Original Center People field contained: Jim Robb - Ch. Sci., Kenneth Parolski, David Kinney, Richard Sylwester, William Jaworski.
Project = Atlantic Margin Coring Project (AMCOR), Atlantic Margin Coring Project (AMCOR)

Location Map:

Platform(s):


Lolonnois

Publications

Robb, J.M., 1980, Seismic-reflection data on the eastern U.S. continental shelf acquired by M. V. L'OLONNOIS as part of the Atlantic Margin Coring Project (AMCOR) of the U.S. Geological Survey, July-September 1976: 8, download PDF.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Air gun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Internav 101 LORAN-C --- Navigation
1976-028-FA-LN-001-13 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6014 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-14 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6015 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-15 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6016 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-16 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6017 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-18 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6020 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-19 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6021 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-20 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR Site 68 (no hole)with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-02 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6003 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-03 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6004 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-05 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6006 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-06 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6007 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-07 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6008 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-09 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6010 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-10 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6011 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-11 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6012 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-04 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6005 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-01 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6002 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-21 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR Site 91 (no hole) with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-17 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6019 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-12 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6013 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
1976-028-FA-LN-001-08 ( Seismic trackline map around AMCOR well hole 6009 with dates, 5-10 minute fixes, and line numbers.)
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1976-028-FA-SE-001 ( film collection of MSP,NV)
1976-028-FA-SE-003 ( microfilm of SITE SURVEY HOLE#6002-6021 & SITE 68 & 9191)
1976-028-FA-SE-002 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( AIR) for lines )