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Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-006-FA

Other ID: NPTN 90-01

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Colman, David W. Folger

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct sidescan sonar surveys of (1) the submerged forest off Chicago, (2) the nearshore sand wedge from Chicago to Waukegan, and (3) collapse and slump features off Waukegan.


Start Port/Location: Chicago, IL

End Port/Location: Waukegan, IL

Start Date: 1990-05-14

End Date: 1990-05-20

Equipment Used: ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Loran-C, Del Norte, transponder net

Information to be Derived: Shoreline Erosion; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan sonar: 90km; 3.5 kHz seismic: 90 km; Bathymetry: 90 km.

Staff: David Foster, Barry Irwin, Stephen Colman, Kenneth E. Parolski, David W. Folger

Affiliate Staff:
Richard Tagg
nav. tech.; Michael J. Chrzastowski - ISGS
scientist; Frank Pranschke - Northeastern Illinois University
scientist; Joel Dexter - ISGS
scientist; Donald Harrison - SIU
scientist; Al Olson - A&T Divers
diver; Charles Shabica - Survey Crew

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Folger, Ch. Sci. - May 14-17, 1990; Steve Colman, Ch. Sci. - May 18-20, 1990; Dave Foster, scientist; Kenneth Parolski, ET; Barry Irwin, nav. tech.; Richard Tagg, nav. tech.
Project = Southern Lake Michigan Erosion Study, Southern Lake Michigan Erosion Study


Chicago, Waukegan, Illinois, southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 42.5 South: 41.7 West: -87.84 East: -86.83





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1990-006-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tape(s) of NV-BT, SSS, )
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1990-006-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data() for lines )
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam
1990-006-FA-BA-002 ( Digital tape(s) of NV-BT, SSS, )
Del Norte, transponder net --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation
1990-006-FA-LN-001-01 ( Raw navigation)
1990-006-FA-LN-002 ( Digital tape(s) of NV-BT, SSS, )

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