USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1980-010-FA

Other ID: 80-6A; AST-6A-80

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Cape Ann, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Robert N. Oldale

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Uniboom survey.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1980-06-03

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1980-06-06

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Boomer, Loran-C, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Uniboom: 11 lines (161 km).

Staff: Robert N. Oldale

Affiliate Staff:
A. Whitney

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bob Oldale - Ch. Sci.; A. Whitney.
Project = MA Co-op, MA Co-op

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

(Single Channel seismic) Oldale, Robert N., and Wommack, Lynne E.,1987, Maps and seismic profiles showing geology of the inner continental shelf, Cape Ann, Massachusetts to New Hampshire: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1892, 2 sheets, scale 1:125,000.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Boomer --- Boomer
Loran-C --- Navigation
1980-010-FA-LN-001-01 ( Drafted track map depicting Uniboom seismic track lines for FA 80010 (ASTERIAS 80-6A) and seismic lines including Uniboom for FA 79012 (GILLIS 7903-2).)
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1980-010-FA-SE-002 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( UNI) for lines )
1980-010-FA-SE-001 ( Seismic bottom profiles: 161 km of Uniboom data collected along 11 track lines.)
1980-010-FA-SE-001-03 ( Scanned cropped record sections: 26 scanned cropped seismic record sections in TIFF format.)
1980-010-FA-SE-001-02 ( Scanned raw record sections: 21 scanned raw seismic record sections in TIFF format.)
1980-010-FA-SE-001-01 ( 19 SEG-Y merged files.)
1980-010-FA-SE-003 ( microfilm of )