USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-028-FA

Other ID: 94-06

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Gregory Miller

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ann Trehu - Oregon State U.; Mitch Lyle - Boise State U.

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study crustal structure and faults in an intense earthquake area; site survey for ODP work.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1994-06-08

Start Port/Location: Newport, OR

End Date: 1994-06-24

End Port/Location: Eureka, CA

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Gregory Miller

Affiliate Staff:
A. Trehu
B. Wendler
R. Bowers
P. Kalk
T. Holt
C. Lendl - Oregon State U.; M. Lyle - Boise State U.; D. Dubois
K. Peal
B. Wooding
J. Dolan - WHOI

Notes: Final schedule depends on the shooting ship's schedule (R/V EWING). Original Submitted By field contained: Greg Miller, Uri ten Brink.
Project = OBS, OBS

Location:

Cape Mendocino, Mendocino Triple Junction, northern California, southern Oregon, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Boundaries
North: 41.5 South: 39.1 West: -125.75 East: -123.85

Platform(s):

photo of Wecoma
Wecoma

Publications

Trehu, A.M., and the Mendocino Working Group, 1995, Pulling the rug out from under California; seismic images of the Mendocino triple junction region: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 76 no. 38, URL: http://quakes.oce.orst.edu/papers/mendocino.eos/eos.html.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
GPS (wh) --- Navigation