Other ID: CRLS-98014
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Columbia River Estuary, Willapa Bay, Washington/Oregon inner shelf, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific;
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Information Specialist(s): VeeAnn Atnipp Cross
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution seismic reflection survey of the Columbia River Estuary and Willapa Bay, and bathymetry and video/sediment sampling of the SW Washington and NW Oregon inner shelf.
Start Date: 1998-08-25
Start Port/Location: Westport, WA
End Date: 1998-09-15
End Port/Location: Westport, WA
Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, Air gun, Boomer, Sparker system, Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer, 3.5 kHz, DGPS, ARGO, Sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan and seismic data were collected in separate places. 117 km of sidescan and bathymetry were collected on 18 lines, and 144 km of boomer or sparker data were collected on 14 lines.
Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Kenneth E. Parolski, David Twichell
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Twichell - chief scientist, Kenneth Parolski - technical support, VeeAnn Cross - data processing and data support.
Baker, D., Peterson, Curt, Hemphill-Haley, Eileen, and Twichell, David, 2010, Latest Pleistocene and Holocene (2-16 ka) sedimentation in the Columbia River Estuary, Oregon, USA: Marine Geology, v. 273 no. 1-4, pp. 83–95, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2010.02.005.
Cross, V.A., Twichell, D. C., and Parolski, K. F., 1999, Archive of seismic-reflection data collected aboard RV CORLISS Cruise CRLS98014 in the Columbia River Estuary, Willapa Bay, and off southern Washington inner continental shelf: .
Twichell, D.C., and Cross, VeeAnn A., 2002, Holocene evolution of the southern Washington and northern Oregon shelf and coast; geologic discussion and GIS data release: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of01-076/.
Twichell, D.C., Cross, VeeAnn A., and Parolski, Kenneth F., 2000, Sidescan-sonar imagery, surface sediment samples, and surficial geologic interpretation of the southwestern Washington inner continental shelf based on data collected during CORLISS Cruises 97007 and 98014: 28 URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-167/.
Twichell, D.C., Cross, VeeAnn A., and Peterson, Curt D., 2010, Partitioning of sediment on the shelf offshore of the Columbia River littoral cell: Marine Geology, v. 273 no. 1-4, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2010.02.001.