Other ID: 92-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, Asia;
Principal Investigator(s): Deborah Hutchinson, Kim D. Klitgord
Affiliate Investigator(s): A. Golmshtok - Russian Institute of Oceanology; C. Scholz - Duke U.
Data Type(s): Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To investigate the character, timing and distribution of sedimentation and crustal deformation in an active lacustrine rift system; to construct seismic stratigraphic framework for these basins; and to select a site for a deep drill hole in Lake Baikal.
Start Date: 1992-08-25
Start Port/Location: Lystvyanka, Siberia, USSR
End Date: 1992-09-25
End Port/Location: Lystvyanka, Siberia, USSR
Equipment Used: Air gun, GPS (wh), Multichannel seismics, Marine magnetometer, Gravity meter (wh), 3.5 kHz
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: CDP Lines 92-1 thru 92-60 (some lines skipped).
Staff: David Foster, David Nichols, Kim D. Klitgord, Christopher Schneider
Colman, S.M., Foster, David S., and Hatton, Josephine, 1996, High-resolution seismic-reflection surveys of Lake Baikal, Siberia, 1990-1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-274, 2 CD-ROMs, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of96-274/.
Hutchinson, D.R., 1995, Navigation quality from Lake Baikal 1992 multichannel seismics cruise: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-233, 165 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr95233, download PDF.
Klitgord, K.D., Golmshtok, A. J., Scholz, C. A., Akentiev, L. G., Nichols, D., Schneider, C., McGill, J., Foster, D. S., and Unger, J. D., 1993, Seismic survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia cruise report; RV BALKHASH, 25 August to 25 September 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-201, , download PDF.
Nichols, D.R., Miller, Greg, and Akentiev, Lyosha, 1992, Seismic survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia; operational technical summary for the RV BALKASH and RV TITOV, 15 August to 30 September 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 92-693, 21 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr92693, download PDF.