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Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-044-FA

Other ID: F91-12-HW

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Investigator(s): Michael Torresan/Alexander Shor - U HI (SOEST)

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test University of Hawaii MR1 prototype 30 kHz sidescan system off coast of Hawaii (Island).


Start Port/Location: Honolulu, HI

End Port/Location: HI

Start Date: 1991-12-03

End Date: 1991-12-11

Equipment Used: Sidescan sonar, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan system did not perform; collected 10/12 kHz data.

Staff: William Danforth, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
Michael Torresan - co-Chief Scientist - USGS-Menlo; Alexander Shor - co-Chief Scientist - U HI

Notes: No post-cruise report; developed from notes. Original Center People field contained: Tom O'Brien - navigator, William Danforth - watchstander.


east flank of Kilauea, west Kona coast, Hawaii, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 21.4 South: 18.55 West: -157.9 East: -154.59


photo of Farnella



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
1991-044-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data)
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

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