USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-011-FA

Other ID: KIT JONES-91-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Mississippi Sound, northern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Terry Kelley

Affiliate Investigator(s): Randy McBride - LGS

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect nearshore and Mississippi Sound high-resolution seismic as part of coastal project to study coastal erosion and offshore sand resources.


Start Date: 1991-05-13

Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Date: 1991-05-20

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Equipment Used: Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, Boomer, GPS (wh), Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Fair seismic data; bad weather.


Affiliate Staff:
Dana Wiese - USGS-St. Petersburg; Mississippi Minerals Technology Center: Douglas Lockhart and Tom Shelton

Project = AL-MS Pollution Project, AL-MS Pollution Project

Location Map:


photo of Kit Jones
Kit Jones


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer --- Boomer
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation