USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-039-FA

Other ID: BALK89-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Lake Baikal, Baikal Rift Zone, south central Siberia, Russia, Asia;

Principal Investigator(s): Deborah Hutchinson

Affiliate Investigator(s): Alexander Golmshtok, Chief Scientist - Inst. of Oceanology, Gelendzhik, Russia

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study the dynamics of the lake and rift zone.


Start Date: 1989-06-30

Start Port/Location: Listvyanka, Siberia

End Date: 1989-07-31

End Port/Location: Listvyanka, Siberia

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Raytheon radar, Dead reckoning

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: All data were collected by the Russian Institute of Oceanology and the Russian Limnological Institute. USGS personnel assisted with data processing only. CDP seismic reflection data: 1442.40 km, 17 tracklines. See USGS OFR 92-243, Processing of Lake Baikal Marine Multichannel Seismic Reflection Data, for additional information.


Affiliate Staff:
Russian Institute of Oceanology and Limnological Institute
Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Notes: No WHSC personnel participated in data collection; USGS assisted with data processing only. Contact Debbie Hutchinson for additional information regarding data distribution policy. Submitted 12/16/08 by A. Orton for Debbie Hutchinson.
Project = Seismic Survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia, Seismic Survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia

Location Map:


photo of Balkhash


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
1989-039-FA-SE-001 ( 17 multichannel seismic data lines collected by Russian scientists in Lake Baikal.)
1989-039-FA-SE-001-01 ( Processed multichannel seismic data from 17 tracklines in Lake Baikal.)
1989-039-FA-SE-001-03 ( CD ROM disk of L 1-1,-2; L 2-1, -2, L 3-1, -2 ; L 4-1,-2, L 5-1,-2; L 6-1, -2, L 7-1,-2,-3, L 7-4,-5,-6, L 8-1,-2,-3, L 8-4,-5,-6, L 9-1,-2,-3,-4, L 10 -1,-2,-3,-4-,5, L 11-1,-2,-3,-4, L 12-1,-2,-3,-4, L 13-1,-2; L 14-1,-2, L 15-1AB-1,-2,-3, L 15-1AB-4,-5,-6, L 15-1C-1,-2,-3, L 15-2-1,-2,-3, L 15-2,-4,-5,-6, L 15-2,-7,-8,-9, L 15-3-1,-2,-3, L 15-4-1,-2,-3,-4, L 15-5-1,-2,-3, L 15-6-1,-2,-3, L 15-6-2,-3,-4, L 16-1,-2,-3, L 17-1,-2,-3, )
1989-039-FA-SE-001-02 ( Paper record section of Lines B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, B8, B9, B10, B11, B12, B13, B14, B15-1AB, B15-1C, B15-2, B15-3, B15-4, B15-5, B15-6, B16, B17, )
Raytheon radar --- Navigation
Dead reckoning --- Navigation
1989-039-FA-LN-001 ( Zip archive of all shotpoint navigation.)
1989-039-FA-LN-002 ( Zip archive of all timebased navigation.)
1989-039-FA-LN-003 ( SHOTNAV (text files) 24 shotpoint navigation files.)
1989-039-FA-LN-004 ( TIMENAV (text files) 24 time-based navigation files.)