USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2005-028-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Seward, Valdez, Prince William Sound, Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): Charles Worley

Affiliate Investigator(s): Homa Lee, USGS

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct nearshore geophysical surveys using cores and chirp profiles across landslide deposits from 1964 earthquake.


Start Date: 2005-07-07

Start Port/Location: Seward, AK

End Date: 2005-07-17

End Port/Location: Whittier, AK

Equipment Used: Chirp 512i (sp), Corer - gravity, EdgeTech Subbottom 512i, Digital camera, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Homa Lee
Scientist; Holly Ryan
Data Curator; Rob Kayen
Scientist; Kevin O'Toole
Operations; Monty Hampton
Scientist (Retired)

Notes: All data reside with the west coast USGS office and Homa Lee. Original Center People field contained: Chuck Worley, Operations.

Location Map:


photo of Montague


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Chirp 512i (sp) ---
Corer - gravity --- Geology
EdgeTech Subbottom 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Digital camera --- Photo
2005-028-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
DGPS --- Navigation