Other ID: ACAD 88-01
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): S. Jeffress Williams
Affiliate Investigator(s): Shea Penland, LGS
Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map and interpret the shallow morphostratigraphy of the delta plain using seismics and cores. This cruise is a continuation (3rd year of the USGS-LGS co-op on barrier island erosion) of the high-resolution seismic reflection profiling on the nearshore and inner shelf west of the Mississippi River delta.
Start Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA
End Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA
Start Date: 1988-07-19
End Date: 1988-07-26
Equipment Used: ORE GeoPulse, EG&G 234, ODEC 3.5 kHz, Loran-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: High-resolution seismic reflection profiling on the nearshore and inner shelf west of the Mississippi River delta.
Staff: David Nichols, S. Jeffress Williams
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jeff Williams - Ch. Sci.; Dave Nichols - Technician.
central Louisiana coast and inner shelf, west of Mississippi River delta, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;