USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-033-FA

Other ID: 94-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Lake George, Hobart, Indiana, United States, North America;McCook Quarry, McCook, Illinois, United States, North America;

Principal Investigator(s): David W. Folger

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mike Fisher - USACOE-Chicago

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Lake George, Hobart, Indiana - Determine sediment thickness before dredging. McCook Quarry, McCook (west of Chicago), Illinois - Determine spoils thickness in quarry sump for flood control study.


Start Date: 1994-04-05

Start Port/Location: Hobart, IN

End Date: 1994-04-11

End Port/Location: Chicago, IL

Equipment Used: Datasonics 3.5 kHz pinger system, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Boomer, Dead reckoning, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: David W. Folger, Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:


Location Map:


photo of Lake George
Lake George


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Datasonics 3.5 kHz pinger system --- Navigation
1994-033-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-DGPS, )
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam
Boomer --- Boomer
Dead reckoning --- Navigation
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1994-033-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of )