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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1973-007-FA

Other ID: CORPUS 18/24

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Henry Berryhill

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sediment sampling via bottom grab.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1973-11-04

End Date: 1973-11-14

Equipment Used: Grab sampler

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment sampling - bottom grab; no geophysics.

Staff: Henry Berryhill

Affiliate Staff:
Gary Hill (Sci. Tech.)
Michael Dorsey (Sci. Tech.)
Susan Casby (Sci. Tech.)
Joseph McGowen (Geologist - U. TX-Austin)



inner continental shelf, offshore Texas, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 31 South: 17 West: -100 East: -80


photo of Longhorn


Berryhill, H.L., Casby, Susan, Hill, Gary, Holmes, C. W., Dorsey, Michael, and Harwood, Roderick, 1975, Sediment characteristics of the inner shelf and environmental geologic map, Port Aransas area, Texas; preliminary results: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-218, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology

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