Other ID: Mobile Bay - 1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Mobile Bay, Alabama, Mississippi, Mississipi Sound, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Ronald J. Miller
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain a high-resolution seismic data grid of Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound.
Start Date: 1980-08-15
End Date: 1980-09-03
Equipment Used: Del Norte 26 sparker, Edo Western 2.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler, Loran-C, Motorola Mini-Ranger III
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 750 km 7.0 kHz records; 700 km minisparker records.
Staff: Ronald J. Miller
Notes: The seismic profiles will be used to map buried river channels, faults, the Holocene-Pleistocene contact and any features of scientific interest.