Other ID: 85-G-11
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Kim D. Klitgord
Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Seismics: Sonobouy
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Primary objectives were to acquire: 1) shallow to intermediate depth penetration seismic reflection data with USGS seismic reflection system; 2) intermediate to deep depth penetration wide-angle seismic reflection and refraction data with the USGS Ocean Bottom Seismometer (OBS) system; and 3) high-quality gravity and navigation data.
Start Date: 1985-10-06
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1985-11-04
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Marine magnetometer, Gravity meter (wh), Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, 3.5 kHz, Seismic refraction, Loran-C, GPS (wh), Gyro compass
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Seismic reflection/refraction, gravity, magnetic, and navigation data acquired. Multichannel seismic reflection (MCS): 11 lines, totaling 1305 km; OBSes: 8 lines, 28 deployments; Gravity-box surveys for navigation-gravity calibration: 2.
Staff: Deborah Hutchinson, Barry Irwin, David Mason, Gregory Miller, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Kim D. Klitgord, James E. Dodd, David Leeds, Corina Savela, Anne M. Trehu, Sarah Dunlap
Notes: The cruise report was not specific as to what personnel were on the ship. Names were taken from the report summary that appeared to have some cruise function. Original Center People field contained: Kim Klitgord, Chief Scientist; Greg Miller, seismic acquisition systems; Dave Nichols, seismic acquisition systems; Tom O'Brien, seismic acquisition systems; David Mason, air-gun compressor system; Barry Irwin, Navigation/gravity systems; Jim Dodd, Navigation/gravity systems; Corina Savela, Navigation/gravity systems; David Leeds, GFA; Sarah Dunlap, GFA; Debbie Hutchinson; Anne Trehu.