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Field Activity Details for field activity 1993-007-FA

Other ID: NPTN93-1

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: Boomer, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Reconnaissance bathymetric, high-resolution seismic, and sidescan sonar mosaic surveys to map the lake floor and stratigraphic framework between Kenosha and South Milwaukee, WI.


Start Port/Location: Chicago, IL

End Port/Location: Chicago, IL

Start Date: 1993-05-01

End Date: 1993-05-08

Equipment Used: Boomer, Klein 531 sidescan, Innerspace Technology 25-element hydrophone, Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz), Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, Datasonics 3.5 kHz profiler, Ashtech GPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, David Foster, Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski, David W. Folger, Andrew Brill

Affiliate Staff:
A. Schneider - U. Wisconsin

Project = Regional Great Lakes Mapping, Regional Great Lakes Mapping


Lake Michigan, Kenosha, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 42.72 South: 42.49 West: -87.75 East: -87.4





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1993-007-FA-SO-001 ( microfilm of )
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
Boomer --- Boomer
Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz) --- Boomer
Innerspace Technology 25-element hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
1993-007-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of )
Datasonics 3.5 kHz profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam
Ashtech GPS --- Navigation
1993-007-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV DGPS TEST L1-6, NAV DGPS L7-9, NAV DGPS L9-14, NAV DGPS L15-19, NAV DGPS L19-23, NAV DGPS L24-33, NAV DGPS 34-37, NAV DGPS EDITTED, )

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