USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-022-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Northern Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada, North America;

Principal Investigator(s): Deborah Hutchinson

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sonobouy, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect high-resolution seismic refraction and seismic reflection data across the Grenville Front at its coastal exposure using airgun sources and land seismometers.


Start Date: 1989-08-07

Start Port/Location: Little Current, Ontario, Canada

End Date: 1989-08-17

End Port/Location: Killarney, Ontario, Canada

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Other, Air gun, Loran-C, Echosounder

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Deborah Hutchinson, Barry Irwin, David Mason, David Nichols

Affiliate Staff:
Margaret Burke (Dalhousie Univ.); GSC: Isa Asudeh
A. Marincak
R. Irving
T. Cartwright
M. Argyle

Notes: The results will complement physical property measurements of rocks from within the Grenville Front tectonic zone and deep seismic reflection results. Information derived from pre-cruise report and geophysics log.

Location Map:


photo of Neecho


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Other --- --- ---
Air gun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Loran-C --- Navigation
1989-022-FA-LN-003 ( Digital tape(s) of NV, )
1989-022-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 89022)
1989-022-FA-LN-002-01 ( Navigation data recovered from floppy disk)
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1989-022-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)