Other ID: VERE91-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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.
Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, Asia;
FAN 1991-022-FA has data viewable in the GeoMappApp/Virtual Ocean applications. To view this data in these applications go to http://www.geomapapp.org/ and http://www.virtualocean.org/. See the instructions for locating USGS data in these applications. You can also view the imagery created from the SEGY data at http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/images.php?cruise=1991-022-FA.