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Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-021-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bardardinov

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To investigate the character, timing and distribution of sedimentation and crustal deformation in an active lacustrine rift system; to construct seismic stratigraphic framework for these basins; and to select a site for a deep drill hole in Lake Baikal.


Start Port/Location: Lystvyanka, Siberia, USSR

End Port/Location: Lystvyanka, Siberia, USSR

Start Date: 1992-08-30

End Date: 1992-09-23

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Magellan PRO 1000 GPS

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Gregory Miller, Dwight Coleman

Affiliate Staff:
Marc Behrendt; Alik Bardardinov

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Greg Miller; Marc Behrendt; Dwight Coleman.
Project = Seismic Survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia, Seismic Survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia


Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, Asia;

North: 56 South: 51 West: 108 East: 111


photo of Titov


Nichols, D.R., Miller, Greg, and Akentiev, Lyosha, 1992, Seismic survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia; operational technical summary for the RV BALKASH and RV TITOV, 15 August to 30 September 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 92-693, 21 p., URL:

ten Brink, U.S., Badardinov, Alik, Miller, Gregory K., and Coleman, Dwight F., 1993, Ocean bottom seismometers operation during the seismic survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia, Autumn 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-7, 24 p., URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
Magellan PRO 1000 GPS --- Navigation

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