USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-028-FA

Other ID: GS-1 9-91; LEGS 1-9-91

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Ronald C. Circe

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jonathan "Nate" Fuller - Ohio Geological Survey, Sandusky, OH

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: This cruise was a cooperative effort between the Lake Erie Section of the Ohio Geological Survey and the U.S. Geological Survey to begin studying the geologic framework of the Ohio portion of Lake Erie.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1991-09-08

Start Port/Location: Sandusky, OH

End Date: 1991-09-22

End Port/Location: Cleveland, OH

Equipment Used: Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz), Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, Klein 531 sidescan, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, ECHOTRAC digital bathymetry system, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, GPS (wh), Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Robert N. Oldale, Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
Frances Buchholzer - Director
Ohio DNR; Tom Berg - Ohio State Geologist; Rick Pavey - Acting Section Head
Lake Erie Section
OGS

Notes:

Location:

western Lake Erie, Sandusky to Lorain, Cleveland, Ohio, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

Boundaries
North: 42 South: 41 West: -83 East: -81

Platform(s):

photo of GS-1
GS-1

Publications

Fuller, J.A., Circe, R.C., and Oldale, R.N., 1995, The geologic framework of the Ohio area of Lake Erie: 23 URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr95220, download PDF.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz) --- Boomer
1991-028-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
1991-028-FA-SE-001 ( VHS digital tapes for line(s) , 1-3, 3-5, 5-6, 6-7, 7-8, 8-9, 9, 10, 11, 11-12, 13, 14, 14, 14,15?, )
Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Sparker
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1991-028-FA-SO-003 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS LINE TEST,1-2, SSS LINE 3-7, SSS LINE 8, SSS LINE 9, SSS LINE 9-10, SSS LINE 11, SSS LINE 13, SSS LINE 14, SSS LINE 15, )
1991-028-FA-SO-002 ( microfilm of )
1991-028-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
ECHOTRAC digital bathymetry system --- Single Beam
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
Chief Scientist Logbook ( Chief scientists Log Q-MIPS Notes Legs 1-9-91)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
GPS and LORAN NAV Log ( GPS and Loran NAV printout Logbook )
1991-028-FA-LN-002 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-LORAN, NAV-LORAN, NAV-LORAN, NAV-LORAN, NAV-LORAN, NAV-LORAN, NAV-LORAN, NAV-LORAN, NAV-GPSL1-2, NAV-GPSL3-7, NAV-GPSL8, NAV-GPSL9-10, NAV-GPSL11-12, NAV-GPSL13START, NAV-GPSL13END, NAV-GPSL14-15, )
1991-028-FA-LN-001-01 ( Track map with line numbers for Field Activities 91028, 92012, 92022, 93008, and 93017. )
Loran-C --- Navigation