USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-044-FA

Other ID: UKLM96-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Colman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution seismics and bottom sampling/coring.


Start Date: 1996-09-15

Start Port/Location: Agency Lake, OR

End Date: 1996-09-21

End Port/Location: Agency Lake, OR

Equipment Used: ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Echosounder, Corer - gravity, Grab sampler, ARGO, P-code GPS

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Fathometer: 80 km (Lake of the Woods - 2 lines, Upper Klamath Lake - 8 lines); 3.5 kHz: 80 km; Gravity cores: 8 (Lake of the Woods - 5, Upper Klamath Lake - 3); Water sample: 1 (Upper Klamath Lake).

Staff: David Nichols

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Warm Period Climate Dynamics, Western U.S., Warm Period Climate Dynamics, Western U.S.


Upper Klamath Lake, Lake of the Woods, Oregon, United States, North America;

North: 42.45 South: 42.25 West: -122.25 East: -121.8


Upper Klamath Lake



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1996-044-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Corer - gravity --- Geology
Grab sampler --- Biology
ARGO --- Photo
P-code GPS --- Navigation
1996-044-FA-LN-002-01 ( Raw P-Code GPS Navigation)
1996-044-FA-LN-001-01 ( Trackmaps, sample and core locations for both 1996 Upper Klamath Lake and Bear Lake cruises #96033 and #96044.)