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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-652-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, James Conrad

Affiliate Investigator(s): H. Gary Greene (Sitka Sound Science Center), J. Vaughn Barrie (Geological Survey of Canada)

Information Specialist(s): James Conrad

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Neotectonics investigation of the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault System

Vehicle(s): MarFac; Ford 650 Box truck - White G71-03559

Start Port/Location: Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

End Port/Location: Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Start Date: 2017-09-09

End Date: 2017-10-03

Equipment Used: grab sampler, navigation, Multichannel, chaindredge, Other, Knudsen Chirp 3200, Mini sparker, minisparker

Information to be Derived: To image fault offsets and collect samples to determine reflection ages.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Data and samples will be archived at the Geological Survey of Canada.

Staff: Daniel Brothers, James Conrad, Amy East, Rachel Marcuson, Mary McGann

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Data and samples will be archived at the Geological Survey of Canada.
IKU grab sampler


Puget Sound, WA, SE Alaska, and NW Canada, Pacific Ocean

North: 58.82208 South: 47.89893 West: -137.681 East: -122.17122


photo of John P Tully
John P Tully


Prouty, N.G., Lorenson, T.D., and Law, M.D., 2019, Geochemical analysis of seeps along the Queen Charlotte Fault: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
grab sampler --- Geology
navigation --- Navigation
Multichannel --- Multichannel
chaindredge --- Geology
Other --- --- ---
Knudsen Chirp 3200 --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Mini sparker --- Sparker
minisparker --- Sparker

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