USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1985-023-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Isles of Shoals, New Hampshire, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): David Nichols

Affiliate Investigator(s): Frank Birch - UNH

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution seismics.


Start Date: 1985-07-15

Start Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

End Date: 1985-07-17

End Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

Equipment Used: Loran-C, EG&G 234, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: David Nichols

Affiliate Staff:
Frank Birch - UNH

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

Location Map:


photo of Jere Chase
Jere Chase


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
1985-023-FA-NL-001-01 ( Watchstander's navigation log containing time, time delays, coordinates, ship maneuvering, and Chief Scientist's notes.)
EG&G 234 --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1985-023-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
1985-023-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( UNI) for lines )