USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1988-004-FA

Other ID: SU2-388

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Bahamas, Florida Straits, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Robert Halley

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Submersible observations and sampling, high-resolution profiling of off-bank carbonate deposits.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1988-05-13

Start Port/Location: Riviera Beach, FL

End Date: 1988-05-20

End Port/Location: Riviera Beach, FL

Equipment Used: Huntec Hydrosonde Deep-Tow system, Corer - slow, Grab sampler, Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Number and type of samples: 3 cores, 23 shallow water samples, 58 sub samples; videocassettes; seismic profiles.

Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski, Robert Halley, Eugene A. Shinn

Affiliate Staff:
John Milliman (WHOI)
Earl Young (WHOI); Jude Wilber (SEA)

Notes: Information from pre-cruise report; no post cruise report found.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of John Wesley Powell
John Wesley Powell

Delta

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Huntec Hydrosonde Deep-Tow system --- Boomer
1988-004-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)
Corer - slow --- Geology
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C --- Navigation
1988-004-FA-LN-002 ( Digital tape(s) of MEGAPULSE NV&PLOT, )
1988-004-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NV-MEGAPULSE, NV-MEGAPULSE, NV-MEGAPULSE, NV-MEGAPULSE, NV-MEGAPULSE, )