Other ID: 82-G-12; GYRE 82-12
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: western Florida shelf, eastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Mahlon M. Ball
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Multichannel, Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Make geophysical measurements (CDP seismics, 3.5 kHz, gravity, and magnetics) to be used in regional structural and stratigraphic framework studies.
Start Date: 1982-10-04
Start Port/Location: Miami, FL
End Date: 1982-10-19
End Port/Location: Galveston, TX
Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Air gun, Multichannel seismics, Bell Aerospace BGM-3 gravimeter, Varian V-75 magnetometer, Loran-C, Sonar Doppler, Gyro compass, Magnavox satellite positioning system
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Gravity data: 1500 km; Magnetic data: 1500 km; Seismic reflection data: 1500 km.
Staff: Barry Irwin, David Mason, David Nichols, Mahlon M. Ball, James E. Dodd, Jack Connell
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Mahlon Ball - Ch. Sci., Geophysicist; Dave Nichols, Jack Connell, Jim Dodd, Barry Irwin, David Mason - Geophysicists; Dan Byrne, Joann Brendt Taylor, Sue Williams - Watchstanders.
Ball, M.M., Martin, R. G., Foote, R. Q., and Applegate, A. V., 1988, Structure and stratigraphy of the western Florida shelf; Part I, Multichannel reflection seismic data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-439, 60 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr88439, download PDF.
Ball, M.M., Soderberg, N.K., Nichols, D.R., O'Brien, T.F., Dodd, J.E., and Irwin, B.J., 1987, Multichannel seismic-reflection profiles collected in 1982 aboard R/V GYRE, Cruise G8212, on the western Florida Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-372, 4 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr87372, download PDF.