USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-001-FA

Other ID: EW-9601A

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: South Island, New Zealand, South Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s): Steven W. Holbrook - WHOI; Fred J. Davey - IGNS

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Offshore/onshore seismic experiment, comprising seismic measurements along two profiles across central South Island and one profile across the eastern coast and south eastern part of South Island.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1996-02-08

Start Port/Location: Lyttleton, New Zealand

End Date: 1996-03-07

End Port/Location: Port Chalmers, New Zealand

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

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Gregory Miller

Affiliate Staff:
W. Steven Holbrook (WHOI)
Fred J. Davey (IGNS)
James Dolan (WHOI)
F. Beecher Wooding (WHOI); David DuBois
Dan Lizarralde
Jun Korenaga
Robert Busby
David Wilson
Cris Henstock
Joseph N. Sennett
William J. Robinson
Charles W. Donaldson
John G. DiBernardo
Ropate Maiwiriwiri
Paul O. Olsgaard
Matthew J. Cheslik

Notes: Project = South Island GeopHysical Transect (SIGHT), South Island GeopHysical Transect (SIGHT)

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Maurice Ewing
Maurice Ewing

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
1996-001-FA-SE-001 ( Digital tape(s) of OBS-RAW-DEPLY1, OBS-RAW-DEPLY2, OBS-RAW-DEPLY3, OBS-SEGY L12W, OBS-SEGY L1W, OBS-SEGY L2W, OBS-SEGY L23W, OBS-SEGY L3W, OBS-SEGY L4E, OBS-SEGY L41E, OBS-SEGY L1E, OBS-SEGY L12E, OBS-SEGY L2E, OBS-SEGY L25E, OBS-SEGY L5E, OBS-SEGY L6E, )
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
35 mm camera --- Photo
1996-001-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation