Other ID: 87-2 Leg 3
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Chandeleur Islands, Curlew Island, Grand Gosier Island, Breton Sound, St. Bernard Delta, Louisiana, Petit Bois Island, Cat Island, Dog Keys Pass, Mississippi, Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;
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: 1987-06-23
Start Port/Location: Biloxi, LA
End Date: 1987-06-26
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: Submitted 02/24/09 by A. Orton for J. Kindinger. Original Center People field contained: Jack Kindinger - co-Ch. Sci., USGS-St. Pete; Kenneth Parolski.