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Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-003-FA

Other ID: 94-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): David W. Folger

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map nearshore distribution and thickness of sand with sidescan sonar and 3.5 kHz sub-bottom; sample between 2-7 m water depths.


Start Port/Location: Chicago, IL

End Port/Location: Chicago, IL

Start Date: 1994-11-30

End Date: 1994-12-06

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: David Foster, Barry Irwin, Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: May require a shallower draft vessel. Might use a USACOE vessel.
Project = Northern Illinois, Lake Michigan nearshore erosion/sand resource study, Northern Illinois, Lake Michigan nearshore erosion/sand resource study


Lake Michigan, Waukegan, Wilmette, Illinois, Great Lakes, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43.13306 South: 41.47566 West: -88.374 East: -85.7373





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1994-003-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of )
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1994-003-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS/3.5K L1-7, SSS/3.5K L8-9, SSS/3.5K L10-15, SSS/3.5K L16-19, SSS/3.5K L20-22, SSS/3.5K L23-27, SSS/3.5K L27, FILES OF Q-MIPS HD, )

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