USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-013-FA

Other ID: AR5-97

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Inner Shelf, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Investigator(s): Pat McCrory

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Inner shelf sidescan and seismic mapping for Quaternary sediment processes and distribution and Quaternary faulting and folding.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1997-07-07

Start Port/Location: Arberdeen, WA

End Date: 1997-07-14

End Port/Location: La Push, WA

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar, ISIS, GeoPulse system, 3.5 kHz, Echosounder, DGPS, ARGO

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: David Foster, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
Scott Harrison - watchstander/sidescan processor - St.Pete

Notes: This is part of the Menlo Park Cascadia Program. Original Center People field contained: Tom O'Brien - Electronic technician, Dave Foster - Seismic processor.
Project = SW Washington Coastal Erosion and Cascadia Hazards, SW Washington Coastal Erosion and Cascadia Hazards

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Mcarthur
Mcarthur

Publications

(Single Channel seismic) Foster, D. S., McCrory, P. A., and O'Brien, T. F.,2001, Archive of Boomer subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise MCAR 97013, Washington Shelf, 7-14 July 1997: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2001-48, 3 CD-ROMs

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
ISIS --- Sidescan
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1997-013-FA-SE-001 ( Raw SEGY data)
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Echosounder --- Single Beam
DGPS --- Navigation
1997-013-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data)
ARGO --- Photo
Video
Geology