Field Activity 1980-012-FA

Identifier 1980-012-FA
Alternate names AST-80-6B
Purpose Define the acoustic stratigraphy and structure of Cox Ledge and determine the occurrence and seaward extent of large, deeply buried preglacial valleys cut into the submerged coastal plain rocks beneath this part of the inner continental shelf.
Location Cox Ledge, southern Rhode Island Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Muskeget Channel, Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Uniboom: 226 line km of high-resolution sub-bottom profiles (122 nautical miles).
Comments Original Center People field contained: Chuck O'Hara, Chief Scientist; John Eusden, Geological Field Assistant; Anne Whitney, Geological Field Assistant.
Platform
Asterias
Length 46 feet; beam 15 feet 4 inches; draft 4.5 feet.
Itinerary
Start (port not specified) 1980-06-10
End (port not specified) 1980-06-12
Days in the field 3
Bounds
West -71.5
East -70.5
North 41.33333
South 41.16667

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators O'Hara, Charles J.
Crew members
O'Hara, Charles J.
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate staff John Eusden, Geological Field Assistant; Anne Whitney, Geological Field Assistant

Data types and categories

Data category: Seismics, Location-Elevation
Data type: Boomer, Air Gun / Water Gun, Bubble Gun, Sparker, Navigation

Documents: Notes and log books

Cruise report

Name Cruise report
Description Chief Scientist's cruise report describing objectives, equipment and configuration, participants, data acquisition statistics, and track maps.
Digital location https://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/01/80012rpt.pdf
Format PDF
Media type Paper

Uniboom log

Name Uniboom log
Description Uniboom seismic log containing line numbers, start and end dates and times, Loran time delays, data acquisition notes, equipment performance.
Equipment EG&G 234
Digital location https://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/02/80012sei.pdf
Format PDF
Physical location WHCMSC data library
Media type Paper
Inventory system WHCMSC data library
Inventory number 103510

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
EG&G 234
Boomer
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Del Norte hydrophone
Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Bubble Gun, Sparker
4
1980-012-FA-SE-001(3482)
Description Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( UNI) for lines
Format n/a
Amount 6
Physical location Seismic record storage section of the WHSC Data Library
SD physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/seis_detail.php?fa=80012,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=80012,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/01/80012rpt.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/02/80012sei.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact
1980-012-FA-SE-002(3483)
Description microfilm of
Amount 1
Physical location microfilm storage section of the WHSC Data Library (Mclean)
SD physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/mclean_detail.php?fa=80012,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=80012,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/01/80012rpt.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/02/80012sei.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact
1980-012-FA-SE-003(3484)
Description Raw SEGY formatted data
Format SEGY
Amount 12 (in zip files)
Physical location Sea floor mapping server
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1980_012_FA/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=80012,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/01/80012rpt.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/02/80012sei.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1980_012_FA/
Contact
SEGY data(22922)
Format SEGY
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1980_012_FA/
SD digital location https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1003/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1980_012_FA/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2009-1003/a80_6segy_md.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
Navigation
5
1980-012-FA-LN-001-01(3581)
Description Track map for western half of survey.
Format PDF
Amount 1 chart
Digital location http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/LN/001/01/80012tk00410.pdf
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=80012,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/01/80012rpt.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/02/80012sei.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1980-012-FA/LN/001/01/80012tk00410.pdf
Contact
Processor
1980-012-FA-LN-001-02(3582)
Description Track map for eastern half of survey.
Format PDF
Amount 1 chart
Digital location http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/LN/001/02/80012tk00411.pdf
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=80012,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/01/80012rpt.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/02/80012sei.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1980-012-FA/LN/001/02/80012tk00411.pdf
Contact
Processor
1980-012-FA-LN-001-03(3583)
Description Track map for western half of survey. (different annotation)
Format PDF
Amount 1 chart
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=80012,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/01/80012rpt.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/02/80012sei.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/LN/001/03/80012tk00577.pdf
Contact
Processor
1980-012-FA-LN-001-04(3584)
Description Track map for eastern half of survey. (different annotation)
Format PDF
Amount 1 chart
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=80012,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/01/80012rpt.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/NL/001/02/80012sei.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Public URL http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1980-012-FA/LN/001/04/80012tk00578.pdf
Contact
Processor
Nav data(22973)
Format ZIP of text files
Digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1003/
SD digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1003/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1003/html/catalog.html
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

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