USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1984-033-FA

Other ID: 84-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): David W. Folger

Affiliate Investigator(s): Eugene A. Shinn - USGS-St. Petersburg; R.A. Slater - GEOCUBIC, Inc.

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Chemistry, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geologic investigations of two nuclear craters.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1984-07-14

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1984-08-12

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: VHS Video camera, Grab sampler, SCUBA, Hydraulic drill, Nikonos camera, Honeywell Hydrostar, Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Photos and Observations;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Samples: 246; Cores; Photos; Video and audio recordings of observations; 16 mm films.

Staff: Gregory Miller, James M. Robb, Kenneth E. Parolski, David Nichols, Dann Blackwood, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
USGS-St. Pete: E.A. Shinn - Ch. Sci.
R.B. Halley
J.H. Hudson
J.L. Kindinger; Geocubic Inc.: R.A. Slater - co-Ch. Sci. and submersible operator; MARFAB: D.N. Privitt - submersible operator; Defense Nuclear Agency (DNA): B.L. Ristvet - observer; Meridian Ocean Systems
Inc. (MOS): R.C. Hollar - navigator
R.F. Johnson - navigator
S.L. Thoresen - navigator; Wilson; James; Meyers; Nunes; Trumbore; Sevin; Jones; Dai; Kreyenhagen; Schenker; Brown; Matthewman; Bramlette

Notes: No pre- or post-cruise report found; information derived from USGS Bulletin 1678. Submitted 04/28/2009 by A. Orton for Dave Folger and E. Shinn. Original Center People field contained: M.W. Hempenius, D.W. Folger, D.J. Roddy. Original Submitted By field contained: A. Orton for Dave Folger.
Project = Pacific Enewetak Atoll Crater Exploration (PEACE), Pacific Enewetak Atoll Crater Exploration (PEACE)

Location:

Enewetak Atoll, Enewetok, Marshall Islands, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI), North Pacific;

Boundaries
North: 11.8 South: 11.2 West: 161.9 East: 162.5

Platform(s):

photo of Egabrag II
Egabrag II
photo of Halimeda
Halimeda

Delta

Publications

Folger, D.W., 1986, Introduction, in Folger, D. W., ed., Sea-floor observations and subbottom seismic characteristics of OAK and KOA craters, Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands: URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/b/b1678.

Folger, D.W., Hampson, J. C., Robb, J. M., Woellner, R. A., Foster, D. S., and Tavares, L. A., 1986, Bathymetry of OAK and KOA craters, Chapter A in Folger, D. W., ed., Sea-floor observations and subbottom seismic characteristics of OAK and KOA craters, Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands: URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/b/b1678.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
VHS Video camera --- Video
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
SCUBA --- Biology
Chemistry
Geology
Hydraulic drill --- Geology
Nikonos camera --- Photo
Honeywell Hydrostar --- Navigation
Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger --- Navigation