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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-601-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): Jared Kluesner

Affiliate Investigator(s): Nathan Bangs, UTIG

Information Specialist(s): Jared Kluesner

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect 3D seismic data along the Hikurangi trench for subduction zone science.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Tauranga, Zew Zealand

End Port/Location: Napier, New Zealand

Start Date: 2018-01-06

End Date: 2018-02-09

Equipment Used: navigation, Other, Other

Information to be Derived: 3D image of the subduction margin and megathrust fault zone.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: USGS will NOT be the primary repository for data.

Staff: Joel Edwards

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: USGS scientist Jared Kluesner participating on NSF/Academia-led 3D seismic on the R/V Langseth, offshore New Zealand


Hikurangi Trench, offshore New Zealnd

North: -38.50357938 South: -39.42362625 West: 178.21472368 East: 179.74185817


photo of Marcus G. Langseth
Marcus G. Langseth



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