Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lake Mohave, Nevada, Arizona, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Mark Rudin, UNLV
Information Specialist(s): David Foster
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Characterize the lake floor and map sediment thickness using sidescan sonar and chirp sub-bottom profiling techniques.
Start Date: 2002-04-15
Start Port/Location: Cottonwood Cove, NV
End Date: 2002-04-30
End Port/Location: Cottonwood Cove, NV
Equipment Used: Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar, ISIS, Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler, ARGO, HYPACK
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: A total of 223 km of 3.5 kHz Chirp sub-bottom and EdgeTech DF-1000 sidescan sonar data were collected. Navigation was with P-code DGPS.
Staff: David Foster, Kenneth E. Parolski, Mark Capone
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Chief scientist - Dave Foster; Technician - Kenneth Parolski; Data processor - Mark Capone.
Cross, V.A.A., Foster, David S., and Twichell, David C., 2005, Lake Mohave geophysical survey 2002; GIS data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1247, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1247/.