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Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-030-FA

Other ID: W-1-96-NC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mike Field; Jim Gardner

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Image upper 50 m of sediment to determine architecture of depositional units.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1996-06-29

End Date: 1996-07-07

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, Huntec Hydrosonde Deep-Tow system

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
Mike Field
Jim Gardner
John Gann - PMG

Notes: Original Submitted By field contained: Mike Field and Jim Gardner.
Project = Strataform, Strataform


shelf, slope, Eureka, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 41.1373 South: 39.91816 West: -125.255 East: -124.14551


photo of Wecoma



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Huntec Hydrosonde Deep-Tow system --- Boomer
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
1996-030-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data)
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

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