Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-013-FA

Other ID: NPTN91-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): David Foster

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquire high-resolution seismic reflection, sidescan sonar, and bathymetric data for the Regional Great Lakes Mapping Project. Conduct reconnaissance of geologic framework and surficial sediment texture.


Start Port/Location: Chicago, IL

End Port/Location: Chicago, IL

Start Date: 1991-05-15

End Date: 1991-05-24

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Boomer, Klein 531 sidescan, Single channel hydrophone, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Carol Brown, David W. Folger, David Foster, Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
Dick Tagg - USGS-Menlo Park
On-land Navigator; R. Laton
D. Wardwell - W. Michigan Univ. students

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Foster - Chief Scientist; Dave Folger, Carol Brown - Scientists; Barry Irwin - Navigator; Ken Parolski - Technician.
Project = Regional Great Lakes Mapping Project, Regional Great Lakes Mapping Project


eastern Lake Michigan, Michiana to Benton Harbor, Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 42.2 South: 41.75 West: -87 East: -86.4





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1991-013-FA-SO-003 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS-KLEIN, )
1991-013-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
1991-013-FA-SO-002 ( microfilm of )
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Boomer --- Boomer
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam
Motorola Falcon IV Microwave relay Mini-Ranger --- Navigation
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
1991-013-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 91013)
1991-013-FA-LN-002-03 ( Edited navigation file.)
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1991-013-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of )

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program