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Field Activity Details for field activity 1969-005-FA

Other ID: 939009, Phase I Leg D; K-3-69-GM

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s): Herb Eppert - NAVOCEANO

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX

End Port/Location: New Orleans, LA

Start Date: 1969-03-29

End Date: 1969-04-22

Equipment Used: Air gun, Sparker , Single channel hydrophone, Echosounder, Magnavox satellite positioning system, Sextant, Loran-C, Loran-A, Omega navigation

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Daily Log #6.

Staff: Louis E. Garrison, Jack Lee

Affiliate Staff:
NAVOCEANO: Herb Eppert - Ch. Sci.
Jack Walker - 9310
Rusty Massengill - 9310
Frank ? - ET
Ernie Walters - ET
Bill Stevens - PST
Dave Rigor - Nav.
Sam Walker - Nav.
Bill Morton - 9310
Bob Bergantino - 9310
Tom Hammon - Ch. ET
Henry Philips - ET
Henry ? - ET
Jim Brown - ET
Bill Johnson - Nav.
Jerry ? - Nav.; Teledyne: Roy Estrellas
Buddy Smith
Johnny Rowe

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Louis Garrison, Jack Lee (off at Tampa).


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

North: 29.93 South: 20.84 West: -96.62 East: -80.45


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Elisha Kane



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Air gun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Loran-A --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation
1969-005-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data in InfoBank)
1969-005-FA-LN-002 ( Conglomerate track map for Gulf of Mexico cruises A, B, C and D.)
Omega navigation --- Navigation
Magnavox satellite positioning system --- Navigation
Sextant --- Navigation
Sparker --- Sparker
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1969-005-FA-SE-002 ( analog tape of seismic data)
1969-005-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data (sparker) for lines D-1 thru D-29.)
1969-005-FA-SE-001-01 ( Electronic scans of some paper seismic profiles.)
Echosounder --- Single Beam
NGDC MGD77 data ( )
1969-005-FA-BA-001 ( Bathymetric data in InfoBank)

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