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Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-615-FA

AKA: 2018 Anchorage earthquake response-fjords

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

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): Peter Haeussler USGS (ASC)

Information Specialist(s): Alicia Balster-gee

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigation of earthquake induced submarine landslide deposits following 2018 M7.1 Anchorage event

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Anchorage, AK

End Port/Location: Anchorage, AK

Start Date: 2020-08-27

End Date: 2020-09-16

Equipment Used: core, 0.5-16 kHz, 0.5-16 kHz receiver, Mini sparker, multichannel

Information to be Derived: Chirp .5-16; minisparker MCS (24 ch), with spares

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jackson Currie, Drake Singleton

Affiliate Staff:



Prince William Sound, Alaska

North: 61.73022483 South: 58.71404192 West: -153.31043243 East: -144.0486145


photo of Alaskan Gyre
Alaskan Gyre



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
core --- Biology
0.5-16 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
0.5-16 kHz receiver --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Mini sparker --- Sparker
multichannel --- Sparker

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