Other ID: CJS-78-01; CJS 01-78
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Virginia nearshore continental shelf, Delmarva Peninsula, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Kenneth E. Parolski
Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert Mixon - USGS-Reston
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Locate a paleochannel incised into the shelf for which evidence exists from a past sparker survey and onshore bore holes done by Dr. Mixon.
Start Date: 1978-05-22
End Date: 1978-05-25
End Port/Location: Lynnhaven, VA
Equipment Used: Teledyne single-channel 300-500J 40-tip minisparker, Del Norte hydrophone, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Minisparker: 115 km; EDO Hi-pact: NO DATA.
Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski, Jerry McCarthy
Notes: LORAN-C with paper tape punch were used but the sparker glitched it. Switched to ship's LORAN (12 VEC power) and 5 minute fixes in the log, 10 minute notations on track charts. Original Center People field contained: Kenneth Parolski - Co-Ch. Sci., Nicholas Lefteriou, Jerry McCarthy.