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Field Activity Details for field activity 2005-028-FA

Other ID: M-1-05-WG,

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Charles Worley

Affiliate Investigator(s): Homa Lee, USGS

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct nearshore geophysical surveys using cores and chirp profiles across landslide deposits from 1964 earthquake.


Start Port/Location: Seward, AK

End Port/Location: Whittier, AK

Start Date: 2005-07-07

End Date: 2005-07-17

Equipment Used: DGPS, Corer - gravity, Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i, Chirp 512i (sp), Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Homa Lee
Scientist; Holly Ryan
Data Curator; Rob Kayen
Scientist; Kevin O'Toole
Operations; Monty Hampton
Scientist (Retired)

Notes: All data reside with the west coast USGS office and Homa Lee. Original Center People field contained: Chuck Worley, Operations.


Seward, Valdez, Prince William Sound, Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 61.13029 South: 60.05927 West: -149.445 East: -146.4


photo of Montague



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Chirp 512i (sp) --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Corer - gravity --- Geology
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Digital camera --- Photo
2005-028-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
DGPS --- Navigation

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