USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-029-FA

Other ID: ERDA-91-3

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Mississippi Sound, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct high-resolution single-channel seismics survey of central Mississippi Sound.


Start Date: 1991-09-12

Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Date: 1991-09-23

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: Fairly good shallow water seismic data.


Affiliate Staff:
Dana Wiese - USGS-St. Petersburg; Shea Penland - LGS; Steve Oivanki - MOG

Project = Mississippi/Alabama Pollution Project (MS/AL/USGS Co-op), Mississippi/Alabama Pollution Project (MS/AL/USGS Co-op)

Location Map:


photo of Erda-1


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer --- Boomer
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation