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Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-022-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Gregory Miller

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy and recover ocean bottom seismometers as part of the SHIPS 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: 1999-09-13

End Date: 1999-09-25

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 7 of the 8 were successfully deployed and recovered. The 8th OBS would not release from the bottom and remains in Puget Sound.

Staff: Gregory Miller, Jefferey Nealon, Joseph S. Newell

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Greg Miller - tech, Joe Newell - tech 9/13 to 9/17, Jeff Nealon - tech 9/22 to 9/25.
Project = Dry SHIPS, Dry SHIPS


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

North: 47.66673 South: 47.66558 West: -122.4942 East: -122.43667


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S P Hayes



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
GPS (wh) --- Navigation

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