USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-018-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): C. Wylie Poag

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Transects, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Carry out a single-channel seismic reflection survey of the Chesapeake Bay impact crater.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1996-04-21

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1996-04-30

End Port/Location: Caven Point, NJ

Equipment Used: DGPS, Water gun (wh), SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, 3.5 kHz, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Ashtech Z-12 GPS, Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Stephen Colman, John Evans, Deborah Hutchinson, Barry Irwin, Jeremy Loss, David Nichols, Thomas O'Brien, Nancy K. Soderberg

Affiliate Staff:
Ira Block - NGS photographer (Apr. 25-26?)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Debbie Hutchinson - Co-Ch. Sci., Steve Colman - co-Ch. Sci.; John Evans - watchstander, Barry Irwin - navigation, Jeremy Loss - watchstander, Dave Nichols - seismics, Tom O'Brien - seismics, Nancy Soderberg - curator.
Project = Chesapeake Bay, adjacent inner continental shelf, Chesapeake Bay, adjacent inner continental shelf

Location:

Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 37.75 South: 36.75 West: -76.5 East: -75.5

Platform(s):

photo of Seaward Explorer
Seaward Explorer

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1996-018-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-DGPS, NAV-DGPS, NAV-DGPS, NAV-DGPS, NAV-DGPS, NAV-DGPS, NAV-DGPS, NAV-DGPS-EDIT, NAV-DGPS-EDIT, )
Water gun (wh) --- Air Gun / Water Gun
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Boomer
Sidescan
1996-018-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tape(s) of GI GUN L1, GI GUN L2-3, GI GUN L4, GI GUN L4-5, GI GUN L5-10, GI GUN L10-13, GI GUN L13-14, GI GUN L14-17, NO FILES?, GI GUN L1-17 SEGY, H2OGUN L3A, H2OGUN L3A,15A, SSS1000 L3A, SSS1000 L3A,15A, )
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam
Ashtech Z-12 GPS --- Navigation
Transects
Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C --- Navigation
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1996-018-FA-SE-003 ( Digital tape(s) of GI GUN L1, GI GUN L2-3, GI GUN L4, GI GUN L4-5, GI GUN L5-10, GI GUN L10-13, GI GUN L13-14, GI GUN L14-17, NO FILES?, GI GUN L1-17 SEGY, H2OGUN L3A, H2OGUN L3A,15A, SSS1000 L3A, SSS1000 L3A,15A, )
1996-018-FA-SE-002 ( Digital tape(s) of GI GUN L1, GI GUN L2-3, GI GUN L4, GI GUN L4-5, GI GUN L5-10, GI GUN L10-13, GI GUN L13-14, GI GUN L14-17, NO FILES?, GI GUN L1-17 SEGY, H2OGUN L3A, H2OGUN L3A,15A, SSS1000 L3A, SSS1000 L3A,15A, )
1996-018-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( H2O) for lines )