Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: High Island area, Texas, South Marsh Island area, Louisiana, federal outer continental shelf, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Henry Berryhill
Affiliate Investigator(s): Intersea Research Corporation, contractor
Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution single-channel seismic survey of the Federal Outer Continental Shelf from High Island area, off Texas to South Marsh Island area, off Louisiana.
Start Date: 1980-07-02
Start Port/Location: Freeport, TX
End Date: 1980-09-30
End Port/Location: Freeport, TX
Equipment Used: Raytheon 731 echo sounder, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Teledyne 28420 hydrophone, Magnavox satellite positioning system, Loran-C, Teledyne single-channel 300-500J 40-tip minisparker
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Data from the fathometer, sub-bottom profiler and minisparker were recorded simultaneously over the grids: 10,090.35 km ea. (13,061 km in conjunction with FA 80038 SEA RAIDER).
Staff: Ronald J. Miller, John West
Notes: This work was contracted by the USGS to Intersea Research Corporation. Post-cruise report information was derived from contractor's final report. Original Center People field contained: John West - USGS-Corpus Christi (Aug. 16-17); Ron Miller - USGS-Corpus Christi (Sep. 5-11 between AMARILLO and SEA RAIDER).