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Field Activity Details for field activity S179MX

AKA: none

Other ID: S-1-79-MX

Status: Completed

Organization(s):

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Walter Dean, Jim Gardner

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Environmental Data: Conductivity, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals:

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: San Diego, CA

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Start Date: 1979-03-10

End Date: 1979-04-03

Equipment Used: 3dot5khz, underwatertelevision, VanVeengrab, magnetics, gravity, radar, underwatercamera, chaindredge, transitsatellite, 12khz, gravitycore, integratednavigation, sparker, pistoncore, airgun, RhoRho, tempsalinometer, expendablebatthermograph, Soutargrab, freefallgrab

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Roger Anderson, Glen Barker, Neal Barnes, David Cury, Margaret Goud, George Harrach, Robert Ingersoll, Dave Klise, Doug MacPherson, Carol Madison, Hank Ohlen, Don Reed, Jeff Rupert, John Saladin, Gordon Tanner

Affiliate Staff:
Richard Heagney - Ship Captain

Notes:
Staff information imported from InfoBank
Carol Madison (USGS Western Region) - Navigator
David Cury (USGS Western Region) - Geologist
Dave Klise (USGS Western Region) - Geologist
Don Reed (USGS Western Region) - Geophysicist
Doug MacPherson (USGS Western Region) - Chief Mate
George Harrach (USGS Western Region) - Geologist
Glen Barker (USGS Western Region) - Mechanical Technician
Gordon Tanner (USGS Western Region) - Electronics Technician
Hank Ohlen (USGS Western Region) - Geologist
Jim Gardner (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist
Jeff Rupert (USGS Western Region) - Mechanical Technician
John Saladin (USGS Western Region) - Electronics Technician
Margaret Goud (USGS Western Region) - Navigator
Neal Barnes (USGS Western Region) - Geologist
Richard Heagney - Ship Captain
Robert Ingersoll (USGS Western Region) - Chief Engineer
Roger Anderson (USGS Western Region) - Geologist
Walter Dean (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist

Location:

Mexico

Boundaries
North: 32.61835 South: 16.19209 West: -118.095 East: -116.40738

Platform(s):

photo of Sea Sounder
Sea Sounder

Publications

Steele, W.C., Degnan, C.H., Deeter, G.B., and Riordan, J.A., 1989, Description of marine geophysical data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey and how to obtain it: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-167, 26 p., URL: https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr89167.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
RhoRho --- Navigation
transitsatellite --- Navigation
Satellite data s-1-79-mx.000 ( )
Survey information ( )
integratednavigation --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format ( )
Dead reckoning data s-1-79-mx.010 ( Provisional best file)
Lines ( )
Dead reckoning data s-1-79-mx.010_degree ( )
Survey information ( )
3dot5khz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Single Beam
Survey information ( )
12khz --- Single Beam
Edited bathymetry data s-1-79-mx.335_010 ( Provisional best file)
Edited bathymetry data s-1-79-mx.335 ( )
Survey information ( )
Tape list ( )
NGDC MGD77 data - bathy ( )
magnetics --- Magnetics
Raw magnetics data s-1-79-mx.200_010 ( )
Raw magnetics data s-1-79-mx.200 ( )
Edited magnetics data s-1-79-mx.220_010 ( Provisional best file)
Survey information ( )
NGDC MGD77 data - Magnetics ( )
sparker --- Sparker
underwatertelevision --- Video
Survey information ( )
underwatercamera --- Photo
Station Information ( )
gravity --- Gravity
Raw gravity data from analog meter s-1-79-mx.111 ( )
Raw gravity data from analog meter s-1-79-mx.111_010 ( Provisional best file)
Survey information ( )
NGDC MGD77 data - gravity ( )
tempsalinometer --- Conductivity
Temperature
Station Information ( )
gravitycore --- Geology
g1 ( )
g2 ( )
g3 ( )
g4 ( )
g5 ( )
g6 ( )
Station Information ( )
Station log ( )
pistoncore --- Geology
p1 ( )
p2 ( )
p3-1 ( )
p3-2 ( )
Station Information ( )
chaindredge --- Geology
d3 ( )
d4 ( )
d5 ( )
d6 ( )
Station Information ( )
VanVeengrab --- Geology
Soutargrab --- Geology
v2 ( )
Station Information ( )
expendablebatthermograph --- Temperature
Station Information ( )
freefallgrab --- Geology
p3-tw ( )
Station Information ( )
radar --- Navigation
Survey information ( )
airgun --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Survey information ( )

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