Other ID: LACOSS I; 82-C-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cameron, Louisiana, southwestern Louisiana continental shelf, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): John West
Affiliate Investigator(s): John Suter
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect high-resolution geophysical profiles on the inner continental shelf of southwestern Louisiana. This work, done in cooperation with the Louisiana Geological Survey, was to map nearshore geology and inventory sand resources.
Start Date: 1982-08-24
Start Port/Location: Corpus Christi, TX
End Date: 1982-09-22
End Port/Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Equipment Used: Boomer, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Numerous mechanical difficulties with R/V CARANCAHUA, but 300 km of high-quality ORE Uniboom data were obtained near Cameron, Louisiana.
Notes: Project = Louisiana Cooperative Sand Survey, Louisiana Cooperative Sand Survey