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Field Activity Details for field activity 83CR00

Other ID: C-R1-83-LA

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

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Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Characterization of the geological framework.


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End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1983-07-29

End Date: 1983-08-01

Equipment Used: Vibracorer

Information to be Derived: Jetting technique (water is pumped through a hose and a pipe) to depth of previous core penetration to achieve a deeper depth. Noted as run(s) for this study. (For example: Grain Size, Depth to Basement)

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Summary and evaluation of data is referenced in Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc., June 1986, Final Report: Louisiana Sand Resource Inventory 1985 Vibracore Services, for Department of Natural Resources State of Louisiana, Contract No.21940-86-01, ORC Contract No. 431-6006, amendment OCR Contract No. 431-6006A. Data Gathered


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Chandra Dreher generated these FACS logs in January of 2007, using the
handwritten logbooks and personal accounts of the scientist and crewmembers.
This cruise 83CR00 contains vibracore samples CR_2 through CR_40; of these
vibracores 23 cores are represented with description sheet, digitized data for
this project.

Ocean-Seismic-Survey Inc. 80 Oak St. Norwood, New
Jersey 07648


Cheriere Ronquile, Northern Gulf of Mexico,Louisiana

North: 30.58472603 South: 27.51663151 West: -94.4385 East: -87.25292969




Flocks, J.G., 2004, Converting analog interpretive data to digital formats for use in database and GIS applications: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1070, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Vibracorer --- Geology
Core descriptions ( )

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