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Field Activity Details for field activity 1969-003-FA

Other ID: 939009, Phase I Leg B; K-1-69-GM; CORPUS 5

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert H. Fedden - NAVOCEANO

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: USGS-NAVOCEANO Co-op. seismics and coring.


Start Port/Location: Corpus Christi, TX

End Port/Location: Veracruz, Mexico

Start Date: 1969-02-04

End Date: 1969-02-25

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Sparker , Single channel hydrophone, Echosounder, Sextant, Loran-C, Loran-A, Omega navigation

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Daily Log #5; Geophysics - 160 K seismics.

Staff: Louis E. Garrison, Harold L. Krivoy

Affiliate Staff:
NAVOCEANO: Robert H. Fedden - Ch. Sci. (9310)
Hank Enminger (9310)
Herb Eppert (9310)
Ken Olsen - proj. ch. KANE engineering
Carl Nellius - PST
Keith Kaufman - PST
Bill Curtis - oceanographer
Ernie Walters - ET
Gary Gilbert - oceanographer
Tom Hammond - Ch. ET
Jim Daniels - ET
Vic Yorke - math
John Sterrit - math
Dan Fraley - comp/ET
Dave Rigor - navigation
Bob Coulter - navigation
Dave Trafacanti - ET; Ray Estrellas - Teledyne; Menlo Park: Pat Patrick

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Corpus Christi: Louis Garrison, Harold Krivoy; Menlo Park: Pat Patrick.


western Gulf of Mexico, United States, Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 28.46 South: 18.87 West: -97.57 East: -84.575


photo of Elisha Kane
Elisha Kane



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Loran-A --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation
1969-003-FA-LN-001 ( Trackchart image)
1969-003-FA-LN-002 ( Navigation data in InfoBank)
Omega navigation --- Navigation
Sextant --- Navigation
Sparker --- Sparker
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1969-003-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( SPK) for lines )
1969-003-FA-SE-002 ( analog tape of seismic data)
Echosounder --- Single Beam
NGDC MGD77 data - bathy ( )
1969-003-FA-BA-001 ( Bathymetric data in InfoBank)

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