USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-039-FA

Other ID: PRNA 94

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s): Alan Cooper - PMG; Giuliano Brancolini - Osservatorio Geofisico Sperimental

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study crustal structure and faults in Ross Sea.


Start Date: 1994-01-07

Start Port/Location: Dunedin, New Zealand

End Date: 1994-03-03

End Port/Location: Bluff, New Zealand

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), 35 mm camera, Ocean Bottom Seismometer

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Gregory Miller

Affiliate Staff:
Alan Cooper - co-Ch. Sci. - PMG; Giuliano Brancolini - co-Ch. Sci. - OGS; Giulio Pellis - asst. Ch. Sci. - U Trieste; Frank Egloff - OBS tech. - U. Hamburg; Marco Bohnhoff - OBS tech. - U. Hamburg

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Greg Miller - OBS tech.
Project = OBS operations, OBS operations


Ross Sea, Antarctica;

North: -76.01857 South: -77.95241 West: 174.936 East: 177.1875


photo of Explora


Cooper, A.K., ten Brink, Uri S., Zhang, Jie, and Miller, Gregory, 1994, Initial field report; U.S. Geological Survey participation in the 1993/94 Antarctic Crustal Profile (ACRUP) seismic project, Ross Sea area, Antarctica: 21 URL:

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
35 mm camera --- Photo
1994-039-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer