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Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-026-FA

Other ID: CH-1-89

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): James S. Booth

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect grab samples and conduct a bathymetric survey off Fort Sheridan.


Start Port/Location: Great Lakes Naval Training Center, N. Chicago, IL

End Port/Location: Great Lakes Naval Training Center, N. Chicago, IL

Start Date: 1989-09-11

End Date: 1989-09-15

Equipment Used: Ponar clamshell sediment sampler, Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bathymetric Data: 100 km; Samples: 32.

Staff: William Winters

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Southern Lake Michigan, Southern Lake Michigan


Nearshore zone off Fort Sheridan, Illinois, Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 42.27 South: 42.2 West: -87.84 East: -87.7




Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder --- Single Beam
Ponar clamshell sediment sampler --- Biology
1989-026-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Loran-C --- Navigation

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