USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1980-033-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Raymond E. Davis

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s):

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To compare amplitude, frequency and phase response of USGS OBIP horizontal and vertical geophones as compared to a standard geophone package. A two-mile refraction line will be shot using primacord to permit calibration of our OBIP geophone response and indicate whether anchor redesign is required.


Start Date: 1980-11-19

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1980-11-21

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Seismic reflection

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Three one-day trips.

Staff: Raymond E. Davis

Affiliate Staff:
3 divers (WHOI)
Jim Broda (WHOI)
Dick Colburn (WHOI); John Godley (Eliason Data Services)

Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report; no post-cruise report found.

Location Map:


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Seismic reflection ---