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Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-037-FA

Other ID: ERDA-92-4; 92ER4

Status: Completed

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

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect continuous, high-resolution seismic reflection profiles in Mississippi Sound.


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Start Date: 1992-08-16

End Date: 1992-08-20

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

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Seismic reflection profiles: 21 lines.


Affiliate Staff:
Jack Kindinger - Ch. Sci. - USGS-St. Pete; Dana Wiese - USGS-St. Pete

Notes: Information from St. Petersburg office.
Project = Mississippi/Alabama Pollution Project, Mississippi/Alabama Pollution Project


Pascagoula, Mississippi Sound, Biloxi Bay to Mobile Bay, mouth of Horn Island Pass, Mississippi, Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30.2 South: 29.2 West: -88.8 East: -88.1




Sanford, J.M., Harrison, Arnell S., Wiese, Dana S., and Flocks, James G., 2008, Archive of digitized analog Boomer seismic reflection data collected from Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, to Mobile Bay, Alabama, during cruises onboard the R/V ERDA-1, June and August 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 370, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Boomer seismic data ( )
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
92ER4 Annotated Navigation Fixes ( )
Loran-C --- Navigation

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