Field Activity Details for field activity 1988-018-FA

Other ID: MR 88-01

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John Risch

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Resumption of sidescan sonar survey (aborted in August 1988 due to the presence of a strong thermocline) for the purpose of obtaining a high-resolution sonar image mosaic of the study area.


Start Port/Location: Calumet Harbor, IL

End Port/Location: Calumet Harbor, IL

Start Date: 1988-11-29

End Date: 1988-12-08

Equipment Used: 12 kHz, Klein 531T sidescan sonar system, Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan sonar: 180 line km.

Staff: Barry Irwin, David Nichols, John Risch

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Nichols (Technician), Barry Irwin (Technician), John Risch (Scientist).
Project = Southern Lake Michigan Study, Southern Lake Michigan Study


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

North: 41.74 South: 41.66 West: -87.45 East: -87.35


Miami River



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531T sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
1988-018-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
1988-018-FA-SO-002 ( analog tape of seismic data)
Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger --- Navigation
1988-018-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NV-LORAN+MINIRANG, NV-LORAN+MINIRANG, )
1988-018-FA-LN-002 ( Digital tape(s) of NV-MINIRANGER, )
12 kHz --- Single Beam
1988-018-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1988-018-FA-SE-002 ( analog tape of seismic data)

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program