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Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-025-FA

Other ID: GEO91-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): David Foster, David W. Folger

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquisition of surficial sediment samples to verify the NPTN91-1 sidescan sonar interpretations. Reconnaissance of geologic framework and surficial sediment texture.


Start Port/Location: St. Joseph, MI

End Port/Location: New Buffalo, MI

Start Date: 1991-08-04

End Date: 1991-08-08

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Grab sampler - Shipek, Echosounder, Dredge

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Samples were successfully recovered from 104 stations. Echo sounder records were collected while on sampling stations.

Staff: David Foster, Barry Irwin, David W. Folger, Andrew Brill

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Foster - co-Ch. Sci., Dave Folger - co-Ch. Sci., Andrew Brill - scientist, Barry Irwin - navigator.
Project = Regional Great Lakes, Regional Great Lakes


Michiana, Benton Harbor, Michigan, Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 42.17 South: 41.75 West: -86.92 East: -86.45





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler - Shipek --- Geology
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
Dredge --- Biology
Echosounder --- Single Beam
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
1991-025-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-GPD/DGPS-FINAL, )
DGPS --- Navigation

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