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Field Activity Details for field activity 1980-002-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Ronald J. Miller

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. Lynton Land, Chief Scientist - University of Texas

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain high-resolution seismic records with various types of seismic equipment over an identical area for comparison purposes.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1980-01-09

End Date: 1980-01-09

Equipment Used: Sparker , EG&G 234, Del Norte hydrophone, Del Norte 26 sparker, Loran-A

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 60 km continuous data: 2 lines of 10 km/ea from 3 different seismic systems.

Staff: Ronald J. Miller, Neal Lillard

Affiliate Staff:
Dr. Lynton Land
Chief Scientist
University of Texas; 6 University of Texas students

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Ronald Miller, Seismic Operator; Neal Lillard.
Project = USGS/U.Texas co-op, USGS/U.Texas co-op


eastern Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 28 South: 27.5 West: -97 East: -97.5


photo of Longhorn



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Del Norte 26 sparker --- Sparker
EG&G 234 --- Boomer
Sparker --- Sparker
Del Norte hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Loran-A --- Navigation

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