Other ID: CB02001
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Mark Rudin, UNLV
Information Specialist(s): David Twichell
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect vibracores and gravity cores from the western part of Lake Mead to describe the sedimentary structures and composition of post-impoundment sediment in this part of the lake.
Start Port/Location: Lake Mead Marina, NV
End Port/Location: Lake Mead Marina, NV
Start Date: 2002-05-29
End Date: 2002-06-06
Equipment Used: Corer - slow, Alpine Vibracorer, ARGO, DGPS
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Vibracores: 16; gravity cores: 12.
Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Kenneth E. Parolski
Keith Ludwig (USGS
assist with vibracoring; Mark Rudin
UNLV - Health Physics Dept. - Co-Ch. Sci.; Brenda Buck
UNLV - Geology Dept.; Robin Howley
UNLV - Geology Dept.; Thomas Hickson
St. Thomas U. - Geology Dept.
Notes: Note that the cruise has been delayed 2 weeks because of problems with the coring barge. Original Center People field contained: Kenneth Parolski, coring mobilization and coring technician; VeeAnn Cross, GIS and data integration; Keith Ludwig (USGS, St. Pete), assist with vibracoring.
Project = Lake Mead Sediment Study, Lake Mead Sediment Study
Boulder Basin, Las Vegas Bay, Lake Mead, Nevada, Arizona, United States, North America;
|North: 36.15||South: 36||West: -114.87||East: -114.5|
UNLV Coring Barge
Twichell, D.C., and Cross, V.A., 2009, Surficial geology of the floor of Lake Mead (Arizona and Nevada) as defined by sidescan-sonar imagery, lake-floor topography, and post-impoundment sediment thickness: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1150, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1150/.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Corer - slow||---||Geology|
|Alpine Vibracorer||---||Geology||2002-017-FA-NL-001 ( Field operations coring log: collection information for 29 cores including dates, locations, weather, procedures, etc.)|
2002-017-FA-NL-002 ( Visual core description log: lithologic descriptions for cores.)