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Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-011-FA

Other ID: ERDA-90-1, LEG 3 PBP-90-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): David Nichols

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jack Kindinger, USGS; Shea Penland, LGS

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect nearshore high-resolution seismics as part of ongoing coastal geologic framework studies in state cooperative projects.


Start Port/Location: Dauphin Island Marina, AL

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island Marina, AL

Start Date: 1990-06-17

End Date: 1990-06-19

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), GeoPulse system, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 6 rolls seismic data; 18 magnetic data tapes for entire cruise (all legs).

Staff: David Nichols

Affiliate Staff:
Lyle McGinnis
Argonne National Labs

Notes: Also see Field Activities 90008 and 90009.
Project = MS-AL-USGS Co-op, MS-AL-USGS Co-op


Petit Bois Pass, Petit Bois Island, Dauphin Island, Mississippi Sound, Gulf of Mexico, Alabama, Mississippi, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30.4 South: 30.13 West: -88.47 East: -88.18





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1990-011-FA-SE-001 ( analog tape of seismic data)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation

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