USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1987-037-FA

Other ID: LM 87-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee

Affiliate Investigator(s): Richard Tagg

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Survey Chicago waterfront and northshore for breakwater failures.


Start Date: 1987-09-05

Start Port/Location: Belmont Harbor, Chicago, IL

End Date: 1987-09-13

End Port/Location: Chicago, IL

Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Bubble pulse, GeoPulse system, Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger, Single channel hydrophone, 35 mm camera, Echosounder

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, David Mason, Thomas O'Brien, Kenneth E. Parolski, John S. Schlee

Affiliate Staff:
Richard Tagg - USGS-Reston



Chicago, southern Lake Michigan, Illinois, United States, North America;

North: 42 South: 41.5 West: -87.75 East: -87.5


photo of Neecho



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1987-037-FA-SO-002 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1987-037-FA-SO-001 ( microfilm of )
Bubble pulse --- Bubble Gun
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger --- Navigation
1987-037-FA-LN-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV-MINIRANGER&BTH: inventory #3965.)
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1987-037-FA-SE-004 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1987-037-FA-SE-003 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1987-037-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
1987-037-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( GEOP) for lines )
35 mm camera --- Photo
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1987-037-FA-BA-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV-MINIRANGER&BTH: inventory #3965.)