USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1985-045-FA

Other ID: LASER 2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Louisiana continental shelf, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): John West

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

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seismic survey.


Start Date: 1985-06-26

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1985-07-04

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, GeoPulse uniboom, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: DataSonics 3.5: Lines L29-L112; GeoPulse/EG&G: Lines L29-L112.

Staff: James C. McFarlen, John West

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: No cruise report; information derived from seismic analog tape log.

Location Map:


photo of R J Russell
R J Russell


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Northstar 6000 LORAN-C --- Navigation
1985-045-FA-LN-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV, )
GeoPulse uniboom --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1985-045-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)