USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-041-FA

Other ID: KIT JONES 92-1, 92-2 and 92-3 (Legs 1, 2 and 3)

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: offshore Apalachicola Bay (Legs 1 and 2), offshore Pensacola Bay (Leg 3), Florida, Gulf Shores, Alabama, Cape St. George Shoals, Little St. George Island, Government Cut, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Dana Wiese

Affiliate Investigator(s): Randy McBride, Louisiana Geological Survey

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Sonar: Single Beam, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To explore for hard mineral resources using high-resolution seismic data and to test new seismic technologies (Elics Delph 1 digital acquisition system).

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1992-07-08

Start Port/Location: Panama City Marina, Panama City, FL

End Date: 1992-07-20

End Port/Location: Pensacola, FL

Equipment Used: Seismic reflection, Innerspace Technology 25-element hydrophone, Odom Digitrace, GeoPulse system, 3.5 kHz, Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder, Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, Magellan PRO 1000 GPS, Trimble 4000AX GPS receiver, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Seismic tracklines: 73; Seismic rolls: 25; Fathometer rolls: 20; Cores: 3.

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
Randy McBride
Ch. Sci. - Louisiana Geological Survey (LGS); Doug Lockhart
Eng. - Marine Minerals Technology Center (MMTC); Dana Wiese
Elect. Tech. - USGS; Monty Simmons
Captain (Legs 1 and 2) - MMTC; Harold (Lang) Norris
Contracted Mate (Legs 1 and 3) - MMTC; Bob Shelton
Captain (Leg 3)
Mar. Tech. Sup. (Legs 2 and 3) - MMTC.

Notes: Leg 1: July 8-12, 1992; Leg 2: July 13-17, 1992; Leg 3: July 17-20, 1992.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Kit Jones
Kit Jones

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Seismic reflection ---
Innerspace Technology 25-element hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Odom Digitrace --- Single Beam
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder --- Single Beam
Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Sparker
Magellan PRO 1000 GPS --- Navigation
Trimble 4000AX GPS receiver --- Navigation
Northstar 6000 LORAN-C --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation