USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1985-043-FA

Other ID: LACOSS 6

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John West

Affiliate Investigator(s): John Suter, Shea Penland - LGS

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals:

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1985-05-15

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1985-05-21

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: ORE GeoPulse, Loran-C, 3.5 kHz, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Datasonics 3.5: Lines CI1-CI7, MB1-MB14, CI8-CI48. ORE GeoPulse: Lines CI1-CI7, MB1-MB14, CI8-CI48. Sidescan Sonar: Lines MB8, MB10.

Staff: James C. McFarlen, John West

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: No cruise report; information derived from seismic analog tape log.
Project = Louisiana Cooperative Sand Survey, Louisiana Cooperative Sand Survey

Location:

Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana continental shelf, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 30.25907 South: 29.25765 West: -89.5935 East: -88.4729

Platform(s):

photo of R J Russell
R J Russell

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ORE GeoPulse --- Boomer
Loran-C --- Navigation
1985-043-FA-LN-001-01 ( Rescued navigation file from 5-minute-fix plot file with latitude, longitude and time annotation; May 15, 1709, 1985 - May 16, 2330, 1985.)
1985-043-FA-LN-001-04 ( Rescued navigation file from 5-minute-fix plot file with latitude, longitude and time annotation; May 19, 1600, 1985 - May 21, 0940, 1985.)
1985-043-FA-LN-001-03 ( Rescued navigation file from 5-minute-fix plot file with latitude, longitude and time annotation; May 17, 0200, 1985 - May 18, 1930, 1985.)
1985-043-FA-LN-001-02 ( Rescued navigation file from 5-minute-fix plot file with latitude, longitude and time annotation; May 16, 1985.)
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1985-043-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)