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Field Activity Details for field activity 1974-009-FA

Other ID: BRSC74

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John C. Behrendt

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dave Folger - Middlebury College

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a Uniboom seismic survey of lower Lake Champlain, Vermont.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1974-10-11

End Date: 1974-10-13

Equipment Used: Boomer, Single channel hydrophone, Visual navigation

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Maximum acoustic penetration: 500 feet.

Staff: John C. Behrendt, Dennis Edwards, Patricia Forrestel, Deborah Hutchinson

Affiliate Staff:
Dave Folger (Middlebury College)
Ray Linde (Middlebury College)

Notes: Operational notes only.


lower Lake Champlain, Vermont, United States, North America;

North: 46 South: 43.5 West: -73.5 East: -73


Bruno Schmidt



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Visual navigation --- Navigation
1974-009-FA-LN-001-01 ( Trackmap-north (pdf file) Composite trackline map for northern portion of Lake Champlain including lines from R/V Bruno Schmidt 1972 cruise (#72006) and 1974 cruise (#74009).)
1974-009-FA-LN-001-02 ( Trackmap-south (pdf file) Composite trackline map for southern portion of Lake Champlain including lines from R/V Bruno Schmidt 1972 cruise (#72006) and 1974 cruise (#72009).)
Boomer --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1974-009-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( UNI) for lines )

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