Other ID: VERE92-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Selenga Delta, Buguldeika, Academician Ridge, Maloye Marye, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, USSR, Asia;
Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Colman
Affiliate Investigator(s): E.B. Karabanov, Limnolog. Inst., Irkutsk
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To obtain and quantitatively interpret the sedimentary record of changing climate and limnology in Lake Baikal by collecting high-resolution seismic reflection data to delineate the sedimentary environments beneath the lake, defining how these environments have responded to climate change, and locating and correlating the best sites for coring.
Start Date: 1992-07-21
Start Port/Location: Listvyanka, Siberia, USSR
End Date: 1992-08-01
End Port/Location: Listvyanka, Siberia, USSR
Equipment Used: Box corer, Corer - slow, GPS (wh), 3.5 kHz, Single channel hydrophone, Water gun (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: See scanned cruise report.
Staff: Susan Carter, Stephen Colman, Kenneth E. Parolski, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Original Center People field contained: S. Colman, P. Hearn, R. Seal, H. Nelson, S. Carter, K. Parolski, R. Rendigs, J. Allen.
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.