Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Bear Lake, Utah, United States, North America;Foy Lake, Montana, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Colman
Information Specialist(s): Stephen Colman
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bear Lake: sidescan sonar, swath bathymetry and Chirp sub-bottom; Foy Lake: Chirp sub-bottom.
Start Date: 2002-09-02
Start Port/Location: Garden City, UT
End Date: 2002-09-22
End Port/Location: Kalispell, MT
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Multibeam swath bathymetry, Boomer, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar, Grab sampler, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Successful cruise! Bear Lake: Completed mosaic mapping with sidescan sonar and swath bathymetry; supplemented existing seismic data with additional Chirp profiles. Collected bottom samples at 20 stations (stored in Woods Hole with S. Colman). Foy Lake: Completed Chirp seismic survey of entire lake. Acoustic data and samples in Woods Hole with Ch. Sci. Preliminary data given to UT F&WS, UT State Parks and U. Oregon.
Staff: Stephen Colman, Jane Denny, David Nichols, Dana Wiese
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Steve Colman, Chief Scientist; Dave Nichols, Electronics Tech., boat operation; Dana Wiese, Electronics Tech; Jane Denny, Systems operation and data processing.
Colman, S.M., 2006, Acoustic stratigraphy of Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho; late Quaternary sedimentation patterns in a simple half-graben: Sedimentary Geology, v. 185 no. 1-2, doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2005.11.022.
Denny, J.F., and Colman, S.M., 2003, Geophysical surveys of Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho, September, 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-150, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-150/.