USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-011-FA

Other ID: NPTN 89-01

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): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Completion of Southern Lake Michigan geological framework study begun last year, collection of high-resolution seismic data from the Indiana Shoals area, and sidescan sonar and seismic reconnaissance of proposed coastal process study sites.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1989-05-21

Start Port/Location: Great Lakes, IL

End Date: 1989-06-03

End Port/Location: Michigan City, IN

Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, 3.5 kHz, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan: 279 km; Seismic: 325 km; Grab Samples: 150.

Staff: David Nichols, John Risch

Affiliate Staff:
R.T. Race - Hydrographic Survey Co. (captain)
B. Collins - Hydrographic Survey Co. (deckhand)
R. Tagg - USGS-Menlo Park (technician)
M. Chrzastowski - Illinois State Geological Survey (scientist)
S. Davis - Indiana DNR (scientist)
D. Spakoff (student volunteer)
Peter Barnes - USGS-Menlo Park
John Haines - USGS-St. Pete

Notes: This cruise consisted of three legs: 21-25 May, Great Lakes, IL; 25-31 May, Chicago, IL; and 1-3 June, Michigan City, IN. Original Center People field contained: John Risch - Ch. Sci., Dave Nichols - technician.
Project = Southern Lake Michigan Study, Southern Lake Michigan Study

Location:

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

Boundaries
North: 42.5 South: 41.5 West: -87.84 East: -86.83

Platform(s):

photo of Neptune
Neptune

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1989-011-FA-SO-002 ( VHS digital tapes for line(s) 1, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4, FS1-FS2, FS3-FS5, 5, 5-6, 6, WH1-WH3, WH4-WH-5, GPL1-GPL2, GPL2-GPL3, GPL3, 7, 7, 7, 8, IS1-IS3, IS3-IS6, MC1-MC2, MC3-MC3B, MC3B-MC4, MC4-MC5, )
1989-011-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
1989-011-FA-SO-004 ( Digital tape(s) of NV-MEGA+MINIR, SSS LINE FS1-FS5, SSS LINE WH1-WH2, SSS LINE WH2-WH5, SSS LINE GPL1-GPL5, SSS LINE MC1-MC3, )
1989-011-FA-SO-003 ( microfilm of )
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1989-011-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
1989-011-FA-SE-001 ( VHS digital tapes for line(s) 1, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4, FS1-FS2, FS3-FS5, 5, 5-6, 6, WH1-WH3, WH4-WH-5, GPL1-GPL2, GPL2-GPL3, GPL3, 7, 7, 7, 8, IS1-IS3, IS3-IS6, MC1-MC2, MC3-MC3B, MC3B-MC4, MC4-MC5, )
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger --- Navigation
Northstar 6000 LORAN-C --- Navigation
1989-011-FA-LN-001-01 ( Cruise trackline map 1.)
1989-011-FA-LN-003-01 ( Navigation data recovered from 9 track tape)
1989-011-FA-LN-001-04 ( Cruise trackline map 4.)
1989-011-FA-LN-001-03 ( Cruise trackline map 3.)
1989-011-FA-LN-001-02 ( Cruise trackline map 2.)