USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1979-023-FA

Other ID: B 3 - hi/fo, Tbg.-Nr. 10.549/95

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Georges Bank to Virginia, U.S. Atlantic slope, shelf and rise, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Deborah Hutchinson

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. Karl Hinz, BGR contact

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sonobouy

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect CDP seismic lines along the east coast of the United States north of Cape Hatteras.


Start Date: 1979-08-12

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1979-09-02

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Magnetometer (wh), Gravity meter (wh), Integrated Navigation System

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected CDP Lines BGR-79-201 (BGR201) through BGR-79-221 (BGR221); Gravity data; Magnetics data; Navigation.

Staff: John S. Schlee

Affiliate Staff:
Bundesanstalt fur Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR - German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources): Weekmann
de Camp

Notes: Submitted 07/27/09 by A. Orton for Debbie Hutchinson.

Location Map:


photo of Explora


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
1979-023-FA-SE-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV,GR,WD,MG,TIME, NV-SSP, NV-BGR SEISMICS, )
1979-023-FA-SE-002-01 ( Paper record section of Lines 79-201, 79-202, 79-203, 79-204, 79-205, 79-206, 79-207, 79-208, 79-209, 79-210, 79-211, 79-212, 79-213, 79-214, 79-215, 79-216, 79-217, 79-218, 79-219, 79-220, 79-221, )
Magnetometer (wh) --- Magnetics
1979-023-FA-GP-002 ( Digital tape(s) of NV,GR,WD,MG,TIME, NV-SSP, NV-BGR SEISMICS, )
Gravity meter (wh) --- Gravity
1979-023-FA-GP-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV,GR,WD,MG,TIME, NV-SSP, NV-BGR SEISMICS, )
Integrated Navigation System --- Navigation
1979-023-FA-LN-001 ( CDP navigation trackline plots for field activity 79023)
1979-023-FA-LN-002-01 ( Navigation data)