Other ID: NPTN 90-01
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Chicago, Waukegan, Illinois, southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Colman, David W. Folger
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct sidescan sonar surveys of (1) the submerged forest off Chicago, (2) the nearshore sand wedge from Chicago to Waukegan, and (3) collapse and slump features off Waukegan.
Start Date: 1990-05-14
Start Port/Location: Chicago, IL
End Date: 1990-05-20
End Port/Location: Waukegan, IL
Equipment Used: Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Del Norte, transponder net, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Shoreline Erosion; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan sonar: 90km; 3.5 kHz seismic: 90 km; Bathymetry: 90 km.
Staff: David Foster, Barry Irwin, Stephen Colman, Kenneth E. Parolski, David W. Folger
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Folger, Ch. Sci. - May 14-17, 1990; Steve Colman, Ch. Sci. - May 18-20, 1990; Dave Foster, scientist; Kenneth Parolski, ET; Barry Irwin, nav. tech.; Richard Tagg, nav. tech.