Other ID: DISC 87-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: inner shelf, Ocean City, Maryland, south to Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Ronald C. Circe
Affiliate Investigator(s): Maggie Toscano - MGS; Randy Kerhin - MGS
Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Purpose of cruise was to continue collecting high-resolution seismic data begun in 1985. Objectives of the project are to determine sedimentary framework and Quaternary history of the Delmarva coast.
Start Date: 1987-07-22
Start Port/Location: Ocean City, MD
End Date: 1987-08-01
End Port/Location: Ocean City, MD
Equipment Used: ORE GeoPulse, Datasonics SST 220 sub-bottom 3.5k, Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 3.5 kHz and GeoPulse data: 468.5 km; gravity cores: 7.
Staff: David Nichols, Ronald C. Circe, Robert Rowland
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Ronald Circe - co-Ch. Sci.; Dave Nichols - Marine Seismic Specialist; Ilsa Patton - Physical Science Aid; Robert Rowland - Geologist. Original Submitted By field contained: Ronald Circe and Jeff Williams.