Other ID: ACAD88-2; Leg 2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): S. Jeffress Williams
Affiliate Investigator(s): Shea Penland (LGS), John Suter (LGS)
Data Type(s): Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: The USGS and LGS will be collecting high-resolution seismic data to augment and fill in survey data collected since 1986. The objectives are to determine the shallow morphostratigraphy of the LA barrier delta plain using seismic and core information.
Start Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA
End Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA
Start Date: 1988-07-25
End Date: 1988-07-30
Equipment Used: Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, ORE GeoPulse, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: S. Jeffress Williams
Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report; no post cruise report found. Original Center People field contained: Jeff Williams (Reston), Jack Kindinger (Miami); Seismic Technician (Menlo Park, TBN).
Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;