USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1988-012-FA

Other ID: NEECHO 88-2-LM; N-2-88-LM

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geophysical survey (sidescan sonar) and sampling.


Start Date: 1988-08-15

Start Port/Location: Calumet Coast Guard Station, Portage, IN

End Date: 1988-08-20

End Port/Location: Pastrick Marina, E. Chicago, IN

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Grab sampler, Loran-C, Seismic reflection, Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment samples: 60; Sidescan sonar: 26 lines (106.2 km).

Staff: John S. Schlee

Affiliate Staff:



Indiana Shoals, Indiana, Southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 41.75 South: 41.65 West: -87.5 East: -87.33


photo of Neecho



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1988-012-FA-BA-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV/BT-MINIRANGER, )
Grab sampler --- Biology
Loran-C --- Navigation
1988-012-FA-LN-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV/BT-MINIRANGER, )
Seismic reflection --- 1988-012-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data (SBP) for lines 1 thru 26)
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1988-012-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data (SSS) for lines 1 thru 26)