USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-024-FA

Other ID: CH 17-95 Leg 2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Blake Ridge, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Edwin Roworth

Affiliate Investigator(s): Joe Gettrust - NRL-Stennis Space Center

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deep-towed multichannel profiling of Blake Ridge collapse structure, tie to ODP drillsites, structure near drillsites.


Start Date: 1995-10-27

Start Port/Location: Beaufort, NC

End Date: 1995-11-06

End Port/Location: Beaufort, NC

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Edwin Roworth

Affiliate Staff:
Joe Gettrust - Ch. Sci. - NRL; Mary Rowe - NRL; others

Notes: CH 17-95 Leg 1: Oct. 11-19, 1995, FA 95023; CH 17-95 Leg 2: Oct. 27 - Nov. 6, 1995, NRL cruise, no report. Original Center People field contained: Ed Roworth - tech.
Project = Gas Hydrates, Gas Hydrates

Location Map:


photo of Cape Hatteras
Cape Hatteras


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
DGPS --- Navigation