Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Henry Berryhill
Affiliate Investigator(s): Intersea Research Corporation, contractor
Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution single-channel seismic survey of the Federal Outer Continental Shelf from High Island area, off Texas to South Marsh Island area, off Louisiana.
Start Port/Location: Freeport, TX
End Port/Location: Freeport, TX
Start Date: 1980-07-02
End Date: 1980-09-30
Equipment Used: Raytheon 731 echo sounder, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Teledyne single-channel 300-500J 40-tip minisparker, Teledyne 28420 hydrophone, Magnavox satellite positioning system, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Data from the fathometer, sub-bottom profiler and minisparker were recorded simultaneously over the grids: 10,090.35 km ea. (13,061 km in conjunction with FA 80038 SEA RAIDER).
Staff: Ronald J. Miller, John West
Intersea Research Corp.: Walter Bayer - Party Chief/Elec. Tech.
John Colton - Party Chief
Tom Harmon - Party Chief
Jose Gomez - Elec. Tech.
T.J. Burns - Elec. Tech.
Steve Joy - Operator
Jerry McNaboe - Geologist
Bill White - Tech.
Jim Windes - Tech.
Bill Lusic - Elec. Tech.
Wayne Cox - Geologist
Jeff Stewart - Geologist
Notes: This work was contracted by the USGS to Intersea Research Corporation. Post-cruise report information was derived from contractor's final report. Original Center People field contained: John West - USGS-Corpus Christi (Aug. 16-17); Ron Miller - USGS-Corpus Christi (Sep. 5-11 between AMARILLO and SEA RAIDER).
High Island area, Texas, South Marsh Island area, Louisiana, federal outer continental shelf, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 29||South: 26||West: -94||East: -92|
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Raytheon 731 echo sounder||---||Single Beam|
|ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler||---||Sub Bottom Profiler|
|Teledyne 28420 hydrophone||---||Air Gun / Water Gun|
Sub Bottom Profiler
|1980-037-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)|
|Magnavox satellite positioning system||---||Navigation|
|Teledyne single-channel 300-500J 40-tip minisparker||---||Sparker|