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Field Activity Details for field activity 1979-018-FA


Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Kenneth Bayer

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Shallow CDP seismic studies off Charleston, SC; one line off Delaware River entrance for USGS Conservation Division (Denver).


Start Port/Location: Atlantic City, NJ

End Port/Location: Tampa Bay, FL

Start Date: 1979-07-20

End Date: 1979-08-05

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Magnavox satellite positioning system, Sonar Doppler

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: CDP lines: 7 (#D-102 and CH-1 thru CH-6), 474.3 km.

Staff: Kenneth Bayer

Affiliate Staff:



Delaware River, New Jersey, Charleston, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 32.83528 South: 32.08389 West: -80.4178 East: -79.21667


Seismic Explorer



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel
1979-018-FA-SE-001-01 ( Paper, mylar or acetate record sections of Lines CH-01, CH-02, CH-03, CH-04, CH-04RS, CH-05, CH-06, D-100, D-102, F-111A, F-111B, F-112, F-113, F-114, F-114A, F-114B, F-115, F-115RS, F-116, G-107, G-107/109A, G-108, G-109, G-110, M-102, M-102A, M-102B, M-103A, M-103B, V-104, V-104RS, V-105, V-105RS, V-106.)
Northstar 6000 LORAN-C --- Navigation
1979-018-FA-LN-002 ( Contractor Satellite Positioning Corp CDP navigation shotpoint track map for field activity 79018, Lines CH1 through CH6, inventory number MT1165)
Magnavox satellite positioning system --- Navigation
Sonar Doppler --- Navigation

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