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Field Activity Details for field activity 1980-019-FA

Other ID: 80-C-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Gerald L. Shideler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain seismic coverage of the area in the vicinity of the barrier island core transect as supplemental stratigraphic information.


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End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1980-07-21

End Date: 1980-07-23

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

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 68 km of minisparker records collected. The seismic records were of high quality and provided good resolution to a depth of about 300 meters.

Staff: Douglass Owen, Gerald L. Shideler, John West, Neal Lillard, Charles Stelting, James Willingham

Affiliate Staff:



Southern Corpus Christi Bay, Northern Laguna Madre, Texas, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 27.8 South: 27.6 West: -97.4 East: -97.3





Data Acquired

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

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