Other ID: CB02002
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: eastern part of Lake Mead, Nevada, United States
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Mark Rudin, UNLV
Information Specialist(s): David Twichell
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map sediment distribution and composition in Lake Mead, NV.
Start Date: 2002-10-22
Start Port/Location: Boulder City, NV
End Date: 2002-10-28
End Port/Location: Boulder City, NV
Equipment Used: Corer - slow, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Studied turbidity current deposits in Lake Mead. Collected 30 cores.
Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski
Notes: Submitted 08/31/11 by A. Orton and D. Twichell. Cores are stored at UNLV.
Twichell, D.C., Cross, VeeAnn A., Hanson, Andrew D., Buck, Brenda J., Zybala, Jonathan G., and Rudin, Mark J., 2005, Seismic architecture and lithofacies of turbidites in Lake Mead (Arizona and Nevada, U.S.A.), an analogue for topographically complex basins: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 75 no. 1, doi: 10.2110/jsr.2005.011.