Other ID: 87-2 Leg 1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Affiliate Investigator(s): John R. Suter - Louisiana Geological Survey (LGS)
Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution seismic survey of nearshore and inner shelf of Louisiana, Mississippi and western Alabama east of the Mississippi River delta. Major emphasis is Chandeleur Islands region, LA.
Start Date: 1987-06-15
Start Port/Location: Biloxi, LA
End Date: 1987-06-19
End Port/Location: Biloxi, LA
Equipment Used: ORE GeoPulse, Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived: Shoreline Erosion;Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: High-resolution seismics: 600 km.
Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski
Notes: Updated 02/24/09 by A. Orton for J. Williams. Original Center People field contained: Jack Kindinger - co-Ch. Sci., USGS-St. Pete; Kenneth Parolski.
Chandeleur Islands, Chandeleur Sound, Gulfport Channel, Baptiste Collette Bayou, Breton Islands, Pass a Loutre, St. Bernard Delta, Louisiana, Cat Island, Mississippi, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;