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Field Activity Details for field activity 1968-004-FA

Other ID: K-1-68-SE; CORPUS 3, KANE

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s): M. BUELL - NVO

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Biology, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Biological Field Study: Experiments

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location: Navy Yards, VA

End Port/Location: Willemstad, Curacao

Start Date: 1968-11-04

End Date: 1968-11-18

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Corer - slow, Air gun, Sparker , Single channel hydrophone, Dredge, Raytheon radar, Omega navigation

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Daily Log-#3.

Staff: D.E. Miller, J.F. Hernion, I.G. Harkrider, J. I. Ewing

Affiliate Staff:
Minor Buell - Ch. Sci.; Bill Perkins - Princeton; Loomis - Princeton; Cliff Clive; Bob Randall; Jim Pew; John Freitag; Ed Escowitz; Troy Holcomb; Herb Eppert; Dee Stevenson - computer programmer; John Hanna - navigation; Bob Farland; Hawley Thomas - photographer; George; Bob Engler; Jim McQuay - Teledyne; Bob McCollum(?); Pete

Notes: InfoBank ID added 11/7/2017
Original Center People field contained: J.I. Ewing, J.F. Hernion, I.G. Harkrider, D.E. Miller.


Hatteras Abyssal Plain, North America, Silver Bank, Caicos Islands, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Anegada Island, Venezuelan Basin, Curacao, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic;

North: 21.66833 South: 13.63333 West: -70.1117 East: -68.05833


photo of Elisha Kane
Elisha Kane



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Air gun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Sparker --- Sparker
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Dredge --- Biology
Corer - slow --- Geology
Omega navigation --- Navigation
Raytheon radar --- Navigation
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler

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