Other ID: Leg 3, Leg 4
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: North-central Gulf of Mexico, east of the Mississippi River delta and Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, Mississippi, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): S. Jeffress Williams
Affiliate Investigator(s): Shea Penland, John Suter - LGS
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Primary objective of the program was to locate and identify potential offshore sand borrow areas for beach replenishment projects. Core sites were located on the basis of previous seismic profiling data obtained from the study area. Secondary objective was the acquistion of high-resolution single-channel seismic data from shallow waters around the Chandeleur Islands.
Start Date: 1987-09-30
Start Port/Location: Slidell, LA
End Date: 1987-10-12
End Port/Location: Gulfport, MS
Equipment Used: ORE GeoPulse, Loran-C, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski
Notes: This cruise was done in two legs; Leg 3 (Slidell, LA to Hopedale, LA): Sep. 30 - Oct. 5; Leg 4 (Hopedale, LA to Gulfport, MS): Oct. 7 - Oct. 12.