Other ID: 80-G-5; 80-5
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Mississippi Delta, upper continental slope, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collection of sidescan data in the area south of the Mississippi delta on the upper continental slope. Collection of data on 4 Exxon tracts for installation of production platform.
Start Date: 1980-06-04
Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX
End Date: 1980-06-09
End Port/Location: New Orleans, LA
Equipment Used: EG&G Model SMS 960 Seafloor Mapping System, 3.5 kHz, Sparker system, Single channel hydrophone, Loran-C, Acoustic backscatter sensors
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 3.5 kHz: approx. 241.4 km; Sparker: 241.4 km.
Staff: Barry Irwin, Louis E. Garrison, Arnold H. Bouma, Janet B. Burke, John West, Jo Ann Charba, James Willingham, Linda Massengill
Notes: Original Center People field contained: USGS-Corpus Christi: Lou Garrison - Chief Scientist, Arnold Bouma, John West, Linda Massengill, Jo Ann Charba, James Willingham; USGS-Woods Hole: Barry Irwin, Janet Burke.