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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-656-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Other ()

Principal Investigator(s): Daniel Brothers

Affiliate Investigator(s): Amy East, USGS PCMSC Nathan Miller, USGS WHSC Dan Ebuna, UC Santa Cruz

Information Specialist(s): Alicia Balster-gee

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Mapping Queen Charlotte/Fairweather Fault zone to constrain earthquake hazards.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Seward, AK

End Port/Location: Seward, AK

Start Date: 2016-08-07

End Date: 2016-08-26

Equipment Used: Sparker, Multichannel, Other, Yonav

Information to be Derived: high-resolution multichannel seismic reflection profiles

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: MCS data submitted to FAD 2/6/2017 by Alicia Balster-gee

Staff: Alicia Balster-gee, Daniel Brothers, Jackson Currie, Amy East

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: 16 days at sea. The rest of the dates are for mob and demob. Platform is the R/V Norseman.


Gulf of Alaska

North: 60.73911751 South: 54.63955538 West: -147.794 East: -133.78027201


photo of Norseman_II


Balster-Gee, A.F., Brothers, D.S., Miller, N.C., Kluesner, J.W., Ebuna, D.R., and East, A.E., 2017, Multichannel sparker seismic-reflection data of field activity 2016-656-FA; between Icy Point and Dixon Entrance, Gulf of Alaska from 2016-08-07 to 2016-08-26: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7KP81BQ.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sparker --- Sparker
Multichannel --- Multichannel
Other --- --- ---
Yonav --- Navigation

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