Other ID: ENTR93-1; GC-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Gulf of Carpentaria, Arafura Sea, Australia, Indian Ocean;
Principal Investigator(s): N. Terence Edgar
Affiliate Investigator(s): Blaine Cecil - BCG, Reston
Data Type(s): Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Identify best locations for drilling for climate change in low latitudes and analogues for ancient stratigraphy in tropical, epicontinental seas and conditions favorable for energy resource formation.
Start Date: 1993-12-08
Start Port/Location: Karumba, Queensland, Australia
End Date: 1994-01-03
End Port/Location: Karumba, Queensland, Australia
Equipment Used: Air gun, Water gun (wh), Seismic Engineering streamer, Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, N. Terence Edgar
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Terry Edgar (BAMG) - co-chief scientist; Tommy O'Brien - data processing; Dave Nichols - seismic systems.