USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1985-008-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Pre-drilling site survey utilizing high-resolution geophysical methods.


Start Port/Location: Atlantic City, NJ

End Port/Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Start Date: 1985-04-22

End Date: 1985-05-03

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Boomer, Sparker system, Single channel hydrophone, GeoPulse system, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
John West - USGS-Corpus Christi; Gary Barton - USGS-WRD-Trenton

Notes: Information derived from schedule and pre-cruise report; no post-cruise report found.


Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.36032 South: 40.06126 West: -73.96 East: -70.94971





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Boomer --- Boomer
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Sparker system --- Sparker
Loran-C --- Navigation
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1985-008-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)