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Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-006-FA

Other ID: NPTN92-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): David Foster

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquisition of high-resolution seismic reflection, sidescan sonar, and bathymetric data for the Regional Great Lakes Mapping Project.


Start Port/Location: Chicago, IL

End Port/Location: Chicago, IL

Start Date: 1992-05-18

End Date: 1992-05-25

Equipment Used: DGPS, 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

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan sonar: 7 analog paper rolls, 3 thermal paper rolls and 6 8-mm digital tapes; echo sounder: 2 analog paper rolls, 5 3.5" diskettes with navigation; Sub-bottom: 7 analog paper rolls, 14 analog VHS tapes.

Staff: David Foster, Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski, Andrew Brill

Affiliate Staff:
W. Wood - Purdue; T. Thompson - Indiana Geological Survey (IGS)

Project = Regional Great Lake Mapping, Regional Great Lake Mapping


Gary, Burns Harbor, Michigan City, Indiana, Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 42.15772 South: 41.76373 West: -86.9102 East: -86.48128





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1992-006-FA-SO-001 ( microfilm of )
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1992-006-FA-SE-003 ( microfilm of )
1992-006-FA-SE-002 ( VHS digital tapes for line(s) 6-9, 9-12, 12-14, 14, 15-17, 17-19, 19-22, 23-25, 26-29, 29-30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, )
1992-006-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam
DGPS --- Navigation
1992-006-FA-LN-001-03 ( Trackmap annotated with Julian Date and 1-minute marks: Inv. # TK00704.)
1992-006-FA-LN-002-01 ( Raw GPS navigation files.)
1992-006-FA-LN-001-02 ( Michigan City-Indiana Dunes high-density mosaic trackmap.)
1992-006-FA-LN-001-01 ( Complete trackmap, Michigan City to Gary, Indiana.)
Loran-C --- Navigation

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