USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1980-008-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Kathleen Kent

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: This was a preliminary survey to define survey requirements according to lake bottom conditions and water depth, determine feasibility of bringing the NEECHO and a twelve channel streamer into the lake, and find locations for MiniRanger navigation stations.


Start Date: 1980-05-21

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1980-05-23

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Boomer, Compass, Single channel hydrophone, Sparker system

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Scientists used a 20 ft. scow provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 28 km of 35-joule minisparker and 100-joule Uniboom data were collected.

Staff: Frank W. Jennings, Kathleen Kent, Paul Loud

Affiliate Staff:



Rend Lake, Illinois, United States, North America;

North: 38.1907 South: 38.00049 West: -89.0607 East: -88.87939





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Boomer --- Boomer
Compass --- Navigation
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
Sparker system --- Sparker