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Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-022-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Deborah Hutchinson

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sonobuoy, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect high-resolution seismic refraction and seismic reflection data across the Grenville Front at its coastal exposure using airgun sources and land seismometers.


Start Port/Location: Little Current, Ontario, Canada

End Port/Location: Killarney, Ontario, Canada

Start Date: 1989-08-07

End Date: 1989-08-17

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Air gun, Other, Echosounder, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Deborah Hutchinson, Barry Irwin, David Mason, David Nichols

Affiliate Staff:
Margaret Burke (Dalhousie Univ.); GSC: Isa Asudeh
A. Marincak
R. Irving
T. Cartwright
M. Argyle

Notes: The results will complement physical property measurements of rocks from within the Grenville Front tectonic zone and deep seismic reflection results. Information derived from pre-cruise report and geophysics log.


Northern Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada, North America;

North: 46.5 South: 44.5 West: -82 East: -79.5


photo of Neecho



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Other --- --- ---
Air gun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Loran-C --- Navigation
1989-022-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 89022)
1989-022-FA-LN-002-01 ( Navigation data recovered from floppy disk)
1989-022-FA-LN-003 ( Digital tape(s) of NV, )
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1989-022-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)

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