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Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-005-FA

Other ID: K1-95-PS

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth

Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert Kayen

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Identify and help further understanding of seismic hazards and dispersal of pollution throughout and in the Puget Sound vicinity.


Start Port/Location: Seattle, WA

End Port/Location: Seattle, WA

Start Date: 1995-07-05

End Date: 1995-07-21

Equipment Used: DGPS, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth, Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
USGS-Menlo Park: Robert Kayen - Ch. Sci.
Michael Boyle
Larry Kooker
Homa Lee

Notes: Cruise conducted by Menlo office with technical support from Woods Hole in data acquisition and processing.
Project = Remote sensing Puget Sound/Lake Washington, WA, Remote sensing Puget Sound/Lake Washington, WA


Puget Sound, Lake Washington, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 47.7546 South: 47.11557 West: -122.7725 East: -122.19119


photo of Karluk


Lyon, C.J., ten Brink, U.S., Nealon, J.W., Danforth, W.W., and Kayen, R., 2002, Archive of Datasonics SIS-1000 chirp subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise K-I-95-PS Lake Washington, State of Washington, 1995: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-31, 3 CD-ROMs.


FAN 1995-005-FA has data viewable in the GeoMappApp/Virtual Ocean applications. To view this data in these applications go to and See the instructions for locating USGS data in these applications. You can also view the imagery created from the SEGY data at

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

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