Other ID: CORPUS 63
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Galveston Bay, Texas, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Ronald J. Miller
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain high-resolution profiles of the Galveston Bay area as part of a general survey of the Texas Coastal Zones. In addition, a series of short cores was taken for dating analysis.
Start Date: 1978-05-22
End Date: 1978-06-02
Equipment Used: Del Norte 26 sparker, Push corer (wh), Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: High-resolution seismic data averaged 150 m penetration and was excellent quality because of good sea state. Del Norte Minisparker: 700 km; Stations: 6; Diver Cores: 6.
Staff: Ronald J. Miller, Neal Lillard
Notes: Original Center People field contained: USGS-Corpus Christi: Ronald Miller - Ch. Sci., Neal Lillard, Jack Kindinger, Tim Martin.