USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-033-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: East Pacific Rise, South Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Investigator(s): M. Edwards - Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory (LDGO); Deep Submergence Laboratory (DSL), WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acoustic and video observations of East Pacific Rise ridge axis system.


Start Date: 1989-11-12

Start Port/Location: Manzanillo, Mexico

End Date: 1989-12-16

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Equipment Used: ARGO, ATNAV acoustic transponder

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
M. Edwards - LDGO

Project = ODP Site Survey, ODP Site Survey

Location Map:


photo of Thomas Washington
Thomas Washington


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ARGO --- Photo
ATNAV acoustic transponder --- Navigation