USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-051-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): C. Wylie Poag

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Nancy K. Soderberg

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun

Scientific Purpose/Goals: A one-day seismic reflection and marine gravity survey of the Chesapeake Bay bolide impact crater.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1998-10-15

Start Port/Location: Portsmouth, VA

End Date: 1998-10-16

End Port/Location: Norfolk, VA

Equipment Used: Gravity meter (wh), GPS (wh), Air gun, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: David Foster, C. Wylie Poag

Affiliate Staff:
Joe Stennet
LDEO
Science Officer; Jeff Turmelle
LDEO
data reduction; Woody Hobbs
VIMS
faculty guest
watch stander; Bob Gammisch
VIMS
faculty guest
watch stander; George Pongonis
VIMS
faculty guest
watch stander; Steve Goodbred
VIMS
graduate student guest
watch stander; James Hall
Old Dominion U.
graduate student guest
watch stander; Shonia Becraft
Old Dominion U.
undergrad. student guest
watch stander

Notes: Original Center People field contained: C. Wylie Poag - Principal Investigator; Dave Foster - Shipboard Chief Scientist.
Project = Chesapeake Bay Bolide, Chesapeake Bay Bolide

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Maurice Ewing
Maurice Ewing

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Gravity meter (wh) --- Gravity
1998-051-FA-GP-001 ( Digital tape(s) of AIRGUN,GRAV-BAY1, AIRGUN,GRAV-BAY2, AIRGUN,GRAV-BAY3, AIRGUN,GRAV-BAY1-3, )
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Air gun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Boomer
Bubble Gun
Sparker
Sub Bottom Profiler
1998-051-FA-SE-002 ( CD ROM disk of AIRGUN GRAV RAW, PROCESSED 1-3, )
1998-051-FA-SE-001 ( Digital tape(s) of AIRGUN,GRAV-BAY1, AIRGUN,GRAV-BAY2, AIRGUN,GRAV-BAY3, AIRGUN,GRAV-BAY1-3, )