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Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-028-FA

Other ID: ERDA-90-2, Legs MB-90-1 and AL-90-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s): Guy Gelfenbaum, USGS, St. Petersburg, FL

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect nearshore and Mobile Bay high-resolution seismic data as part of coastal project to study coastal erosion; includes surficial water samples to correlate to satellite photos.


Start Port/Location: Mobile, AL

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island, AL

Start Date: 1990-08-12

End Date: 1990-08-24

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

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: David Nichols

Affiliate Staff:
Richard Hummel
Alabama Geological Survey; Steve Parker
Alabama Geological Survey; Dana Wiese
USGS-St. Petersburg

Project = MS/AL/USGS Cooperative, MS/AL/USGS Cooperative


Mobile Bay, Alabama, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30.75 South: 30 West: -88.5 East: -87.3





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Loran-C --- Navigation

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