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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-013-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): PARTNER

Affiliate Investigator(s): Tom Parsons - PCMSC

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct high-resolution seismic survey around IODP site in Port Valdez, AK to map the sedimentary structure of landslide depoosits


Start Port/Location: Valdez, AK

End Port/Location: Valdez,AK

Start Date: 2013-08-26

End Date: 2013-09-06

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: PCMSC project. WHSC provided a multichannel streamer for seismic data collection.


Affiliate Staff:
Definitely 1
potentially 2 ETs from Woods Hole

Notes: PCMSC Cruise G-01-13-GA

Pat Hart, Tom Parsons (PI)

Need MCS 24 channel streamer & birds


Port Valdez, AK

North: 61.75 South: 54.25 West: -155.75 East: -132.25


photo of Alaskan Gyre
Alaskan Gyre



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel

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