USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-033-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Colman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Stephen Colman

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Chirp sub-bottom survey of Gillette Lake, WA in preparation for coring; coring with USGS-Denver and university collaborators.


Start Date: 2003-06-16

Start Port/Location: Colville, WA

End Date: 2003-06-22

End Port/Location: Colville, WA

Equipment Used: EdgeTech 424 chirp sub-bottom profiler, Corer - slow, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Chirp seismic grid of lake; 6.4 km; (paper records in Woods Hole, digital data in St. Pete) MUCK cores (<1 m): 1; Gravity core: 3; Freeze core: 1; Long core (ca. 8 m): 1 (8 drives).

Staff: Stephen Colman, Dana Wiese

Affiliate Staff:
Other USGS: Dana Wiese - ET-St. Pete; Jeff Honke - Denver; Gary Skipp - Denver; Cathy Whitlock
U. of Oregon

Notes: No Center equipment or technical support.
Project = Lake and Catchments Systems (LACS), Lake and Catchments Systems (LACS)


Gillette Lake, Washington, United States, North America;

North: 48.63 South: 48.61167 West: -117.543 East: -117.54





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
EdgeTech 424 chirp sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Corer - slow --- Geology
GPS (wh) --- Navigation