Field Activity 1973-002-FA

Identifier 1973-002-FA
Alternate names 73
Purpose Collect multichannel continuous seismic reflection profiles across the Atlantic shelf, slope and continental rise to determine the underlying stratigraphic structure.
Location Baltimore Canyon trough area, Atlantic continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary 3 CDP lines: #1, 2, and 3.
Info derived Morphology;
Gulf Seal
Length 154.58; beam 38 feet.
Start (port not specified) 1973-05-26
End (port not specified) 1973-08-09
Days in the field 20
West -75.65889511
East -65.74439153
North 41.80589709
South 35.99578539


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators John Schlee
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
Soderberg, Nancy K.
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Digicon, Inc. - contractor
Affiliate staff Digicon, Inc. - contractor

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics
Data type: Navigation, Multichannel

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
USGS Memorandum Field Data Configuration (pdf file) Line 1 geometry and field data configuration.
USGS Memorandum ***the filename implies line 2, but the content is the same as 1obslogs.pdf
USGS Memorandum ***the filename implies line 3, but the content is the same as 1obslogs.pdf and 2obslogs.pdf

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Loran-C Navigation 5
Multichannel seismics Multichannel 7


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1973-002-FA-LN-001-01 Loran-C Contracted Atlantic Marine Multichannel Seismic Track Lines (pdf file) Generalized track map depicting several data sets including Lines 1-3 collected by Digicon aboard the GULF SEAL. Alexandra M Fredericks
1973-002-FA-LN-002-01 Loran-C Shotpoint Navigation (txt file) Line 1. Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-LN-002-02 Loran-C Shotpoint Navigation (txt file) Line 2. Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-LN-002-03 Loran-C Shotpoint Navigation (txt file) Line 3. Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-LN-002-04 Loran-C Shotpoint Navigation for all contracted lines Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-SE-001-01 Multichannel seismics Film collection of LINE 1-3 Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-SE-001-02 Multichannel seismics Mylar, acetate and paper record sections of Lines 1, 2, and 3. Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-SE-001-03 Multichannel seismics CD ROM disk of 1-1 1,2,3SP101-1681NO LOGS, 1-2 4,5SP1682-2510NO LOGS, 1A-3 1,2,3SP1-1669NO LOGS, 1A-4 4,5,6SP1669-3207NO LOGS, 1A-5 7,8,9SP3207-4156NO LOGS, 2-1 1,2,3SP1-41147NO LOGS, 2-2 4,5,6SP41148-81746NO LOGS, 2-3 7,8,9SP1-110831NO LOGS, 2-4 B,C STACK SP1-6366NO LOGS, 3-1 1,2,3,4SP130-2315NOSTK,LOG, 3-2 5,6,7,8,9,10SP2315-4489NO, 3-3 11,12,13,14,15SP4490-6786, NAVOCEANO ATLANTIC PLOTS, Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-SE-001-04 Multichannel seismics DEMUX SEGY data of lines 1 to 3 Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-SE-001-05 Multichannel seismics STACK SEGY data of lines 1 to 3 Nancy K. Soderberg
1973-002-FA-SE-001-06 Multichannel seismics Seismic lines 1, 1A, 3, and 3A scanned to SEGY format. Matthew Arsenault
1973-002-FA-SE-002 Multichannel seismics Collection of paper record displays of seismic data (unspecified) for line 3. Nancy K. Soderberg


Samples collected during this field activity