USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1982-040-FA

Other ID: 82-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): George B. Tirey

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain multichannel data in lower Chesapeake Bay at mouths of Little Creek, James, Potomac, Rappahannock and York Rivers.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1982-05-12

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1982-05-22

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Sparker system, Visual navigation, Loran-C, Dead reckoning, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Multichannel lines: 11 (1-6, 8, 15-18).

Staff: Jack Connell, Joseph S. Newell, David Nichols, George B. Tirey

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: No cruise report; information deduced from Seismic Observers' Log.

Location:

James River, Little Creek, Newport News, York River, Rappahannock River, Potomac River, lower Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 38 South: 36.9 West: -76.5 East: -76

Platform(s):

photo of Neecho
Neecho

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
1982-040-FA-SE-003 ( SEGY seismic data)
1982-040-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
Sparker system --- Sparker
Visual navigation --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation
1982-040-FA-LN-001-08 ( Track Map, Line 6 (pdf file) Field trackmap with date and time for Line 6, May 17, 1982, Chesapeake Bay, mouth of Potomac River, VA.)
1982-040-FA-LN-001-07 ( Track Map, Line 6 (pdf file) Field trackmap with date and time for Line 6, May 16, 1982, Chesapeake Bay, off mouth of Rappahannock River, VA.)
1982-040-FA-LN-001-06 ( Track Map, Line 4 (pdf file) Field trackmap with date and time for Line 4, May 15, 1982, York River, Yorktown Island to West Point, VA.)
1982-040-FA-LN-001-05 ( Track Map, Line 4 (pdf file) Field trackmap with date and time for Line 4, May 14-15, 1982, York River, mouth of Rappahannock River to Blundering Point, VA.)
1982-040-FA-LN-001-04 ( Track Map, Line 3 (pdf file) Field trackmap with date and time for Line 3, May 14, 1982, Chesapeake Bay, Little Creek to Cape Charles to York River mouth, VA.)
1982-040-FA-LN-001-01 ( Track Map, Line 1 (pdf file) Field trackmap with date and time for Line 1, May 12, 1982, Newport News to Jamestown Island and Back River, VA.)
1982-040-FA-LN-001-02 ( Track Map, Line 1 (pdf file) Field trackmap with date and time for Line 1, May 12, 1982, Jamestown Island to mouth of Chickahominy River, VA.)
1982-040-FA-LN-001-03 ( Track Map, Line 2 (pdf file) Field trackmap with date and time for Line 2, May 13, 1982, Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk to Newport News, VA.)
Dead reckoning --- Navigation
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1982-040-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( UNI) for lines )