Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, USGS, Woods Hole 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): Nathan Miller (WHSC)
Information Specialist(s): Alicia Balster-gee, Patrick Hart, Jared Kluesner
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sonobuoy, Seismics: Sparker
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acquire high-resolution multichannel seismic profiles along the Queen Charlotte Fault System to better understand earthquake and tsunami hazards throughout the SE Alaska region.
Start Port/Location: Seattle
End Port/Location: Juneau
Start Date: 2017-06-27
End Date: 2017-07-26
Equipment Used: YoNav, Other, Multichannel, chirp, Mini sparker, Sonobuoy
Information to be Derived: Fault structure, deformation history, seismic stratigraphy, and assessments of slope stability
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Chirp, MCS, and sonobuoy line data submitted to FAD. Collected 3000 km of high-resolution multichannel sparker profiles, 300 km of subbottom Chirp profiles and one 80 km sonobuoy profile.
Staff: Daniel Brothers, Jackson Currie, Patrick Hart, Jared Kluesner, Maureen Walton
Notes: Collaborative effort between PCMSC and WHSC
Southeastern Alaska continental slope
|North: 60.58696734||South: 54.62856439||West: -142.91015625||East: -131.23046875|
Balster-Gee, A.F., Brothers, D.S., Kluesner, J.W., Miller, N.C., Haeussler, P.J., O'Brien, T.F., Marcuson, R.K., Hart, P.E., Conrad, J.E., Walton, M.L., and Nichols, A.R., 2022, Multichannel sparker and chirp seismic reflection data collected offshore South East Alaska during USGS Field Activity 2017-621-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9QXL00L.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Multichannel||---||Multichannel||Multichannel sparker seismic reflection data (High-resolution multichannel seismic reflection data were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in July and August 2017 offshore southeast Alaska to expand data coverage along the Queen Charlotte Fault system.)|
|chirp||---||Boomer||Chirp sub-bottom data (Chirp sub-bottom data were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in July and August 2017 to expand data coverage along the Queen Charlotte Fault system in the Yakobi Sea Valley of southeast Alaska.)|