USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-033-FA

Other ID: ERDA-91-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): S. Jeffress Williams

Affiliate Investigator(s): Shea Penland - LGS

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect high-resolution seismic profiles for use in tying deep-drill holes and vibracores together to determine shallow geologic framework of the wetlands basins.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1991-09-23

Start Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

End Date: 1991-10-04

End Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

Equipment Used: ORE GeoPulse, GPS (wh), Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:
Project = LA Wetlands Loss Study, LA Wetlands Loss Study

Location:

Terrebonne and Atchafalaya Bays, Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 29.76215 South: 27.72244 West: -93.8463 East: -86.48438

Platform(s):

photo of Erda-1
Erda-1

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ORE GeoPulse --- Boomer
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation