Other ID: KIT JONES 91-2, Legs 1, 2 and 3
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: offshore Alabama, offshore Pensacola Bay, Western Florida, northern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Affiliate Investigator(s): Randy McBride - LGS
Data Type(s): Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect shelf and Mississippi Sound high-resolution seismic as part of coastal project to study coastal erosion and offshore sand resources.
Start Date: 1991-07-10
Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS
End Date: 1991-07-27
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; so-so weather.
Sanford, J.M., Harrison, Arnell S., Wiese, Dana S., and Flocks, James G., 2009, Archive of digitized analog Boomer seismic reflection data collected from the Mississippi-Alabama-Florida Shelf during cruises onboard the R/V KIT JONES, June 1990 and July 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 429, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/429/.