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, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation
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: Sabine Pass, TX
End Port/Location: Freeport, TX
Start Date: 1980-09-01
End Date: 1980-09-30
Equipment Used: Raytheon 731 echo sounder, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Teledyne 28420 hydrophone, Magnavox satellite positioning system, Lorac Positioning System
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: 2,971.58 km ea. (13,061 km in conjunction with FA 80037 AMARILLO).
Staff: Ronald J. Miller
Intersea Research Corp.: Jack Donovan - Party Chief
Tom Harmon - Party Chief
Tom Odom - Elec. Tech.
Bob Fryer - Tech.
Jeff Stevens - Geologist
Jerry McNaboe - Geologist
Jose Gomez - Elec. Tech.
Jim Windes - Tech.
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: 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
|1980-038-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)|
|Lorac Positioning System||---||Navigation||1980-038-FA-LN-001 ( Contractor's Report (pdf file) Intersea Research Corporation contract report to USGS-Corpus Christi, Texas, describing ship and personnel, equipment configuration, methodology, daily field log, equipment performance, data quality, etc. )|
|Magnavox satellite positioning system||---||Navigation|