Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-022-FA

Other ID: GS-1 9-92; LEGS 3-9-92

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

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Focus on the geophysical framework of the Western Basin of Lake Erie, conducting reconnaissance high-resolution sub-bottom and digital sidescan sonar imaging.


Start Port/Location: Sandusky, OH

End Port/Location: Sandusky, OH

Start Date: 1992-09-12

End Date: 1992-09-20

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Boomer, Single channel hydrophone, Sidescan sonar, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Ronald C. Circe, Robert N. Oldale, Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
Byron Stone - geologist; Ohio Geological Survey: Jonathan Fuller - co-chief sci.
Scudder Mackey
Danielle Foye
Matt Horwat
Rick Pavey

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Ron Circe - co-chief sci., Ken Parolski - seismic specialist, Byron Stone - geologist, Bob Oldale.


Lake Erie, Toledo, Put-In-Bay, South Bass Island, Ohio, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 42.39101 South: 41.14557 West: -83.54 East: -81.34277


photo of GS-1


Fuller, J.A., Circe, R.C., and Oldale, R.N., 1995, The geologic framework of the Ohio area of Lake Erie: 23 URL:, download PDF.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Boomer --- Boomer
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1992-022-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
1992-022-FA-SO-002 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS LINE 1, SSS LINE 1-4, SSS LINE 5-8, SSS LINE 9-10, SSS LINE 11-16, SSS LINE 17-21, SSS LINE 22-27, )
Loran-C --- Navigation
1992-022-FA-LN-001-01 ( Trackmap with line numbers for Field Activities 91028, 92012, 92022, 93008, and 93017.)
1992-022-FA-LN-002 ( Raw navigation recovered from floppy disks)
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1992-022-FA-SE-001 ( VHS digital tapes for line(s) 1, 1, 2, 2-4, 4-5, 6-7, 7-8, 9-10, 10, 11-12, 12-14, 14-16?, 18, 18-20, 20-24, 24-26, 26-27, )

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program