Other ID: GLIMPCE
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Great Lakes, United States, Canada, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): John C. Behrendt, Deborah Hutchinson
Affiliate Investigator(s): Alan Green - CSC, U W, SIU, NIU, UWO, Usask
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Multichannel seismic data over the Great Lakes were acquired by Geophoto Services, Ltd., a Canadian subsidiary of Geophysical Service, Inc., for the U.S. Geological Survey and Geological Survey of Canada as part of the Great Lakes International Multidisciplinary Program of Crustal Evolution (GLIMPCE) to better understand the deep structure and tectonics of the midcontinent rift system and the Grenville tectonic province.
Start Date: 1986-08-31
Start Port/Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
End Date: 1986-09-24
End Port/Location: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Transit GPS, Sonar Doppler, Loran-C, 12 kHz
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 9 CDP multichannel lines: 1370 km (Lake Superior - A, B, B-F link, C, F, and G; Lake Michigan - H; and Lake Huron - I and J).
Staff: John C. Behrendt, Deborah Hutchinson
Notes: Original Submitted By field contained: John Behrendt, Debbie Hutchinson.
Agena, W.F., Lee, M.W., Hutchinson, D.R., Behrendt, J.C., Cannon, W.F., and Green, A.G., 1988, 1986 GLIMPCE seismic reflection survey stacked data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-386, 13 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr88386, download PDF.
Behrendt, J.C., Hutchinson, D.R., Lee, M., Thornber, C.R., Trehu, A., Cannon, W., and Green, A., 1990, GLIMPCE seismic reflection evidence of deep-crustal and upper-mantle intrusions and magmatic underplating associated with the Midcontinent Rift system of North America: Tectonophysics, v. 173 no. 1-4, doi: 10.1016/0040-1951(90)90248-7.
Behrendt, J.C., and Green, Alan G., 1988, GLIMPCE 1986 multichannel seismic-reflection profiles in the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-401, 3 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr88401, download PDF.
Hutchinson, D.R., Lee, M. W., Behrendt, J. C., Cannon, W. F., and Green, A. G., 1989, True-amplitude processing of GLIMPCE seismic reflection data; interpretation [abs.]: , Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. Baltimore, Md., 7-12 May 1989.
Hutchinson, D.R., Lee, M. W., Behrendt, J. C., Cannon, W. F., Trehu, A. M., Green, A. G., and Milkereit, B., 1989, Structure and evolution of North American Midcontinent Rift System from GLIMPCE deep seismic data [abs.]: , 28th International Geological Congress, Abstracts. Washington, D.C., 9-19 July 1989, , 2.88 p.
Hutchinson, D.R., Lee, M. W., Behrendt, John, Cannon, W. F., and Green, A. G., 1992, Variations in the reflectivity of the Moho transition zone beneath the Midcontinent Rift System of North America; results from true amplitude analysis of GLIMPCE data: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 97 no. B4, URL: http://www.agu.org/journals/ABS/1992/91JB02572.shtml.
Hutchinson, D.R., Morel-a-l'Huissier, P., Meyer, H., Asudeh, I., Ervin, P., Hajnal, Z., Karl, J., Mereu, R., Meyer, R., Sexton, J., Spencer, C., and Trehu, A., 1988, A description of GLIMPCE, 1986, large offset seismic experiment from the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-431, 91 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr88431, download PDF.
Lee, M.W., and Hutchinson, D. R., 1992, Limitations of quantitative analysis of deep crustal seismic reflection data; examples from GLIMPCE: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 97 no. B4, URL: http://www.agu.org/journals/ABS/1992/92JB00129.shtml.
Lee, M.W., Agena, W.F., and Hutchinson, D.R., 1988, Processing of the GLIMPCE multichannel seismic data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-225, 46 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr88225, download PDF.