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):

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.

Vehicle(s):

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
Range
Schmidt
de Camp

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

Location:

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

Boundaries
North: 42 South: 36 West: -75 East: -65

Platform(s):

photo of Explora
Explora

Publications

Flores, C.H., Brothers, D.S., ten Brink, U.S., and Chaytor, J.D, 2011, New geophysical constraints on the stratigraphy and structure of the southern New England continental margin [abs.]: , 2011 Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA, December 5-9, 2011.

Klitgord, K.D., and Schneider, C.M., 1994, Geophysical database of the east coast of the United States northern Atlantic margin; velocity analyses: 74 URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr94192, download PDF.

Klitgord, K.D., Poag, C.W., Schneider, C.M., and North, L., 1994, Geophysical database of the east coast of the United States northern Atlantic margin; cross sections and gridded database (Georges Bank Basin, Long Island Platform, and Baltimore Canyon Trough): 190 URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr94637, download PDF.

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)