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Field Activity Details for field activity 1976-034-FA

Other ID: CORPUS 39/45

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Ronald J. Miller

Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert Morton - Chief Scientist, U. Texas

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain a high-resolution seismic survey of the northern inner shelf of Texas.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1976-09-08

End Date: 1976-09-18

Equipment Used: Motorola Mini-Ranger III, Del Norte 26 sparker

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Minisparker: 2000 km; Time log: #45.

Staff: Ronald J. Miller, Stanley Lindquist, Carroll Pyle

Affiliate Staff:
U. Texas: Robert Morton - Ch. Sci.
Rich Anderson

Notes: Data quality was fair because of rough sea state.


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

North: 29.5 South: 28 West: -96.5 East: -94.3





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Del Norte 26 sparker --- Sparker
Motorola Mini-Ranger III --- Navigation

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