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Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-017-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Eugene A. Shinn

Affiliate Investigator(s): University of South Florida

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Coring, sampling, seismic profiling.


Start Port/Location: Key West, FL

End Port/Location: Key West, FL

Start Date: 1989-07-10

End Date: 1989-07-23

Equipment Used: Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: More than 500 km of high-quality seismic reflection profiles were acquired using a high-resolution single-channel analog profiler.


Affiliate Staff:
USGS-St. Pete: Eugene Shinn
Barbara Lidz
Jack Kindinger
Pete Spicer; Univ. South Florida: Mike Harris

Notes: Information derived from schedule, participant verbal account and publication; no pre-cruise report or post-cruise report found.


Florida Keys, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 25.75 South: 24.5 West: -83 East: -80


Captains Lady


Lidz, B.H., Hine, Albert C., Shinn, Eugene A., and Kindinger, Jack L., 1991, Multiple outer-reef tracts along the south Florida bank margin; outlier reefs, a new windward-margin model: Geology, v. 19 no. 2, doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(1991)019<0115:MORTAT>2.3.CO;2.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation

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