Other ID: 83-14
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: western Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien
Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert Mattick - USGS-Reston, VA
Information Specialist(s): Douglass Owen
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Multichannel
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study regional geology of western Gulf of Mexico and experiment on application of two-ship (FRED MOORE) work employing expanding spreads.
Start Date: 1983-11-03
Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX
End Date: 1983-11-20
End Port/Location: Galveston, TX
Equipment Used: Air gun, Bell Aerospace BGM-3 gravimeter, Integrated Navigation System, Multichannel seismics
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: CDP: 970 km (15 lines: 1, 2, 2A, 3, GMT-1, GMT-3, GMT-3B, ESP2B, GMT-3C, GMT-5, ESP3, GMT-6, GMT-7, GMT-9, ESP4, GMT-9A, GMT-12, ESP5, GMT-13); 3.5 kHz near-trace A and B; Gravity.
Staff: Jack Connell, James E. Dodd, Barry Irwin, Gus Lamarre, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien