Other ID: 81-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Mississippi River, Osceola, Arkansas, to Hickman, Kentucky, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): Dennis W. O'Leary
Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a continuous 12-channel CDP seismic reflection profile along the Mississippi River from Osceola, Arkansas to the vicinity of Cairo, Illinois.
Start Date: 1981-01-06
Start Port/Location: Memphis, TN
End Date: 1981-01-18
End Port/Location: Wycliff, KY
Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Visual navigation
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 133 km of trackline recorded. Weather and equipment failures caused delays and decision to terminate survey at mile 197.
Staff: David Nichols, Dennis W. O'Leary, Frank W. Jennings, Donald Smith
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dennis O'Leary, Chief Scientist; Frank Jennings, Electronic technician; Dave Nichols, DFS V operator; Donald Smith, Shore coordinator/van driver.