USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-026-FA

Other ID: CH-1-89

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Nearshore zone off Fort Sheridan, Illinois, Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

Principal Investigator(s): James S. Booth

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect grab samples and conduct a bathymetric survey off Fort Sheridan.


Start Date: 1989-09-11

Start Port/Location: Great Lakes Naval Training Center, N. Chicago, IL

End Date: 1989-09-15

End Port/Location: Great Lakes Naval Training Center, N. Chicago, IL

Equipment Used: Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder, Ponar clamshell sediment sampler, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bathymetric Data: 100 km; Samples: 32.

Staff: William Winters

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Southern Lake Michigan, Southern Lake Michigan

Location Map:


photo of Chippewa


(Samples) Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival Policies and Collections Database for the Woods Hole Science Center's Marine Sediment Samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, version 1.0.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder --- Single Beam
Ponar clamshell sediment sampler --- Biology
1989-026-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Loran-C --- Navigation