Other ID: NPTN 91-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: nearshore zone off Illinois Beach State Park, southern Lake Michigan, Illinois, Great Lakes, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): James S. Booth
Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect in situ data on sand density, statigraphy and penetration resistance of lake floor, and photograph lake floor (SCUBA divers); collect grab samples in nearshore zone; field test new In-Situ Cone Penetrometer system.
Start Date: 1991-07-11
Start Port/Location: Waukegan Harbor, IL
End Date: 1991-07-18
End Port/Location: Waukegan Harbor, IL
Equipment Used: Water sampler, Miniature Standard Penetrometer, Push corer (wh), Nikonos camera, Grab sampler - Shipek, Corer - gravity, In-situ Cone Penetrometer, Loran-C, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Gregory Miller, William Winters, Kenneth E. Parolski
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.