Other ID: CB02001
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Boulder Basin, Las Vegas Bay, Lake Mead, Nevada, Arizona, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Mark Rudin, UNLV
Information Specialist(s): David Twichell
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect vibracores and gravity cores from the western part of Lake Mead to describe the sedimentary structures and composition of post-impoundment sediment in this part of the lake.
Start Date: 2002-05-29
Start Port/Location: Lake Mead Marina, NV
End Date: 2002-06-06
End Port/Location: Lake Mead Marina, NV
Equipment Used: Corer - slow, Alpine Vibracorer, ARGO, DGPS
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Vibracores: 16; gravity cores: 12.
Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Kenneth E. Parolski
Notes: Note that the cruise has been delayed 2 weeks because of problems with the coring barge. Original Center People field contained: Kenneth Parolski, coring mobilization and coring technician; VeeAnn Cross, GIS and data integration; Keith Ludwig (USGS, St. Pete), assist with vibracoring.
Twichell, D.C., and Cross, V.A., 2009, Surficial geology of the floor of Lake Mead (Arizona and Nevada) as defined by sidescan-sonar imagery, lake-floor topography, and post-impoundment sediment thickness: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1150/.