Field Activity 1990-018-FA

Identifier 1990-018-FA
Alternate names F-7-90-NC
Purpose Slope stability survey.
Location Farallon Escarpment, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;
Info derived Sea floor map;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab - Co-Chief Scientist, Bill Danforth - Geologist, Barry Irwin - Navigator, Tom O'Brien - Geophysicist.
Related activities
1990-027-FA: Cruise leg
Platform
Farnella
230 feet
Itinerary
Start Redwood City, CA 1990-07-19
End Redwood City, CA 1990-08-03
Days in the field 16
Bounds
West -123.66639364
East -122.71635193
North 37.81098952
South 37.08804886

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators William C Schwab
Crew members
William W Danforth
Scientist, Staff
William C Schwab
Scientist, Staff
Thomas F O'Brien
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate principal Herman Karl and Dave Drake, PMG
Affiliate staff Ian Rouse - IOS, Electrical Engineer; John Chin - PMG, Geologist; Doug Musser - PMG, Navigator; Kaye Kinoshita - PMG, Navigator; Tom Crook - WHOI/DSL, Navigator; Leda Beth Pickthorn - PMG, Navigator; Warren Scherfius - PMG, Photographer; Steve Wessels - PMG, Photographer; Larry Cooker - PMG, Electronics; Herman Karl - PMG, Chief Scientist; Dave Drake - PMG, Chief Scientist; Kevin Redman - IDSS, Unspecified Investigator; Alan Ota - EPA, Unspecified Investigator; Kirk O'Donnell - IDSS, Unspecified Investigator; Tom Dettweiler - Meridan, Unspecified Investigator; Chester Alysta - IDSS, Unspecified Investigator; Dave Wyatt - Meridan, Unspecified Investigator; Ski Laniewicz - IDSS, Unspecified Investigator; Art Wright - IDSS, Unspecified Investigator; John Cannan - J. Marr, Ship's Captain; Matthew Gilbey - J. Marr, Chief Engineer; Albert Fuller - J. Marr, Chief Mate

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sidescan, Single Beam

Documents: Notes and log books

Cruise report

Name Cruise report
Description Chief Scientist's progress report on status of analysis and interpretation of data from 1990-018-FA and 1990-027-FA (F7-90-NC and F8-90-NC).
Digital location https://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1990-018-FA/NL/001/01/90018rpt.pdf
Format PDF
Media type Paper

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
10 kHz Bathymetry
Single Beam
1
NGDC MGD77 data(22969)
Format MGD77
Digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/757/data/m77t/f790nc.m77t
SD digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/757/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/757/data/m77t/f790nc.m77t
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/spcmsc/DS757_f790nc.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

3.5 kHz
Sub Bottom Profiler
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

4.5 kHz
Sub Bottom Profiler
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

GPS (wh)
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Loran-C
Navigation
1
1990-018-FA-LN-001(36618)
Description Navigation data
Format text file
Amount 1 Mb
Digital location https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f790nc/html/f-7-90-nc.nav.html
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=90018,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1990-018-FA/NL/001/01/90018rpt.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f790nc/html/f-7-90-nc.nav.html
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Del Norte, transponder net
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

SeaMARC sidescan sonar system
Sidescan
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

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