Other ID: VERE91-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, Asia;
Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Colman
Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Hearn - USGS-Reston; E. Karabanov - Limnological Institute, Irkutsk
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To obtain and quantitatively interpret the sedimentary record of changing climate and limnology in Lake Baikal.
Start Date: 1991-07-13
Start Port/Location: Listvyanka, Siberia, USSR
End Date: 1991-08-05
End Port/Location: Listvyanka, Siberia, USSR
Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Water gun (wh), Corer - slow, Corer - gravity, Box corer, Magellan PRO 1000 GPS, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Benthos gravity cores: 29; box cores: 19; large-diameter piston cores: 36; seismic reflection profiles: 2060 km.
Staff: Susan Carter, Stephen Colman, David Nichols, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Steve Colman - Co-Ch. Sci.; Susan Carter - geologist; Dave Nichols - seismic specialist; Rick Rendigs - geologist.