Other ID: CB02002
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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 Port/Location: Boulder City, NV
End Port/Location: Boulder City, NV
Start Date: 2002-10-22
End Date: 2002-10-28
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
UNLV; Nancy Twichell; Jonathan Zybala
UNLV; Brenda Buck
UNLV; Andrew Hanson
Notes: Submitted 08/31/11 by A. Orton and D. Twichell. Cores are stored at UNLV.
Project = Lake Mead Sediment Study,
eastern part of Lake Mead, Nevada, United States
|North: 36.2||South: 35.9||West: -114.55||East: -114.05|
UNLV Coring Barge
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.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Corer - slow||---||Geology||2002-069-FA-NL-002 ( Visual core description log: lithologic descriptions for cores.)|
2002-069-FA-NL-001 ( Field operations coring log: collection information for 30 cores including dates, locations, weather, procedures, etc.)