Other ID: Whaler 90-01
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, Illinois, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): David W. Folger
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Ground Penetrating Radar, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Assess the application of Ground Penetrating Radar to measure the thickness of the sand wedge along the Illinois and Indiana shorelines.
Start Date: 1990-09-11
Start Port/Location: Great Lakes, IL
End Date: 1990-09-13
End Port/Location: Great Lakes, IL
Equipment Used: Ground penetrating radar, Theodolites
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Repeated transects about 900 m long were run with radars of different frequencies off Great Lakes, and one transect with one frequency was run off Waukegan. In both areas, the thickness of sand had been measured previously by jetting.
Staff: David Foster, David W. Folger
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Folger, scientist; G. Olhoeft, scientist; D. Dave Foster, scientist; J. Lucius, scientist; F. Pranschke, scientist; M. Chrzastowski, scientist.