Other ID: GS-1 5-93; LEGS 1-5-93
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lake Erie, Lorain, Fairport Harbor, Ohio, Great Lakes, United States, Canada, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): Ronald C. Circe
Affiliate Investigator(s): Jonathan "Nate" Fuller - Ohio Geological Survey
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan sonar, bathymetric and high-resolution geophysical (seismic) survey of Lake Erie.
Start Date: 1993-05-14
Start Port/Location: Lorain, OH
End Date: 1993-05-21
End Port/Location: Fairport Harbor, OH
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, 3.5 kHz, GeoPulse system, Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz), Innerspace Technology 25-element hydrophone, Loran-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: From May 14-21 completed 316.8 km of tracklines, Lorain to Fairport Harbor, OH to Canadian waters. This 4th cruise completed reconnaissance of the Ohio part of Lake Erie, totalling 1211.86 km of sidescan, digital bathymetry, and high-resolution sub-bottom data. 17 tracklines.
Staff: David Nichols, Ronald C. Circe
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Ron Circe - Co-Ch. Sci., Dave Nichols - Elect. Tech.
Fuller, J.A., Circe, R.C., and Oldale, R.N., 1995, The geologic framework of the Ohio area of Lake Erie: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-220, 23 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr95220, download PDF.