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Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-045-FA

Other ID: GS-1 7-94; LEGS 7-94

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Ronald C. Circe

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jonathan Fuller, Ohio Geological Survey

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s):

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan sonar and sub-bottom survey of Lorain and Vermilion sand area, Lake Erie.


Start Port/Location: Sandusky, OH

End Port/Location: Sandusky, OH

Start Date: 1994-07-19

End Date: 1994-08-01

Equipment Used: Seismic reflection, Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:
Jonathan (Nate) Fuller - chief scientist
Ohio Geological Survey; Dale Liebenthal - captain
OGS; Scudder Mackey - OGS

Notes: This cruise was conducted with no USGS personnel, but was part of a series of USGS/OGS co-operative cruises to map Lake Erie. Data were donated to WHSC to accompany datasets from related cruises. Submitted by A. Orton for J. Fuller 10/15/08. Data Curator: Jonathan Fuller. Original Submitted By field contained: Jonathan Fuller.
Project = Great Lakes - Ohio Co-op, Great Lakes - Ohio Co-op


Lorain, Vermilion sand area, Lake Erie, Ohio, Great Lakes, United States, North America;

North: 41.75 South: 41.41667 West: -82.5 East: -82.16667


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Seismic reflection --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

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