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Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-003-FA


Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mike Fisher - WCMG

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy and recover ocean bottom seismometers as part of the SHIP experiment to map the Seattle Fault and sedimentary basin under the Seattle urban area.


Start Port/Location: Seattle, WA

End Port/Location: Seattle, WA

Start Date: 1998-03-09

End Date: 1998-03-25

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, DGPS, Digital camera

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: OBSes deployed and recovered: 9 (2 failed to record data: C4, D4).

Staff: Michael Taylor, Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Staff:
Robert Busby (contractor); Alvin Buchholtz (volunteer)

Notes: Project = SHIPS -Seismic Hazard in Puget Sound, SHIPS -Seismic Hazard in Puget Sound


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

North: 47.8 South: 47.3 West: -122.7 East: -122.3


photo of S P Hayes
S P Hayes



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
1998-003-FA-SE-001 ( Digital tape(s) of OBS RAW A1,A3,A4,A8, OBS RAW C1,C4,C9,D1,D4, )
Digital camera --- Photo
1998-003-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
DGPS --- Navigation
1998-003-FA-LN-001 ( Track map depicting seismic lines and recorder locations.)

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