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Field Activity Details for field activity 2015-651-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal and marine earthquake, tsunami, and landslide active margin field studies (ZP00EQV)

Principal Investigator(s): Daniel Brothers

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): James Conrad

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: mapping; sub bottom data Queen Charlotte Fairweather fault


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2015-08-01

End Date: 2015-08-25

Equipment Used: navigation, Multichannel, Other, 512 chirp, 512 chirp-source

Information to be Derived: sub bottom data Queen Charlotte Fairweather fault

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Gyre2015 Raw and Processed data submitted to FAD 10/6/2015


Affiliate Staff:




North: 59.06527196 South: 57.66358556 West: -138.0440712 East: -134.46681976


photo of Alaskan Gyre
Alaskan Gyre


Balster-Gee, A.F., Brothers, D.S., Conrad, J.E., Kluesner, J.W., Hart, P.E., and Haeussler, P.J., 2017, Multichannel minisparker and chirp seismic-reflection data of field activity 2015-651-FA; Chatham Strait and Cross Sound, southeastern Alaska from 2015-08-03 to 2015-08-21: U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
navigation --- Navigation
Multichannel --- Multichannel
Other --- --- ---
512 chirp --- Sub Bottom Profiler
512 chirp-source --- Sub Bottom Profiler

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