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Field Activity Details for field activity K0211PS

AKA: none

Other ID: K-02-11-PS

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal and Marine Catastrophic Hazards (ZP00C4A)

Principal Investigator(s): Samuel Johnson

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ray Sliter

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect data over the scarp of a backtrhust in the Seattle fault zone; searching for a thick sediment pile that might contain a long earthquake record.


Start Port/Location: Seattle or Eagle Harbor (Bainbridge Island)

End Port/Location: Seattle or Eagle Harbor (Bainbridge Island)

Start Date: 2011-04-27

End Date: 2011-04-27

Equipment Used: GPS, chirp

Information to be Derived: Seismic-reflection profiles

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Samuel Johnson

Affiliate Staff:
Andy Ritchie

Notes: BASIS project title Catastrophic Coastal and Marine Hazards. Please assign a PS area ID to this cruise, rather than WO. The cruise is in inland waters.

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Sam Johnson
Andy Ritchie


Puget Sound

North: 47.60995 South: 47.54231 West: -122.546 East: -122.34597




Balster-Gee, A.F., Johnson, S.Y., Ritchie, A.C., and Hart, P.E., 2021, Chirp sub-bottom data of USGS field activity K0211PS collected in Puget Sound, Washington in April of 2011: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-02-11-ps.062 (Provisional best file)
Global positioning system (GPS) data k-02-11-ps.062_410_chirp (Provisional best file)
chirp --- Boomer
Seismic FFID/Shot/CDP data k-02-11-ps.410_chirp (Provisional best file)
Survey information

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