Field Activity 1998-014-FA

Identifier 1998-014-FA
Alternate names CRLS-98014
Purpose High-resolution seismic reflection survey of the Columbia River Estuary and Willapa Bay, and bathymetry and video/sediment sampling of the SW Washington and NW Oregon inner shelf.
Location Columbia River Estuary, Willapa Bay, Washington/Oregon inner shelf, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific;
Summary Sidescan and seismic data were collected in separate places. 117 km of sidescan and bathymetry were collected on 18 lines, and 144 km of boomer or sparker data were collected on 14 lines.
Comments Original Center People field contained: Dave Twichell - chief scientist, Kenneth Parolski - technical support, VeeAnn Cross - data processing and data support. Project = SW Washington Coastal Erosion, SW Washington Coastal Erosion Information from Foghorn: P-code and DGPS navigation;Video grab sampler with winch;EG&G side scan with short cable, ISIS;Boomer and sparker with Benthos streamer, ELICS;sidemount 3.5-kHz/bathymetry, EPC 9800;Workstation and printer for seismics and sidescan;CD-ROM data archival;
Related activities
1997-007-FA: Project
Platform
Corliss
56 feet long patrol boat.
Itinerary
Start Westport, WA 1998-08-25
End Westport, WA 1998-09-15
Days in the field 21
Bounds
West -124.5
East -123.25
North 47.2
South 46

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators David C Twichell
Crew members
David C Twichell
Scientist, Staff
VeeAnn Atnipp Cross
Scientist, Staff
Parolski, Kenneth F.
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
VeeAnn Atnipp Cross
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Curt Peterson, Portland State University

Data types and categories

Data category: Biological Field Study, Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Seismics, Sonar, Visual Identification
Data type: Experiments (biological), Surveys (biological), Photo, Video, Navigation, Biology, Geology, Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Sparker, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sidescan, Species ID

Documents: Notes and log books

NAVIGATION LOG

Name NAVIGATION LOG
Description Notes on operation of navigation systems used. Includes personnel list.
Equipment DGPS
Start date 1998-08-28
End date 1998-09-15
Digital location https://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/01/98014nav.pdf
Format PDF
Physical location WHCMSC data library F-27
Media type Paper
Inventory system WHCMSC data library
Inventory number 105006
Contact Matthew Arsenault

ISIS LOG

Name ISIS LOG
Description Relates time and date of ship operations to file names recorded on tape.
Equipment Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar
Start date 1998-08-28
End date 1998-09-15
Digital location https://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/03/98014isi.pdf
Format PDF
Physical location WHCMSC data library F-27
Media type Paper
Inventory system WHCMSC data library
Inventory number 105008
Contact Matthew Arsenault

SESMIC/GEOPHYSICS LOG

Name SESMIC/GEOPHYSICS LOG
Description Operational notes concerning operation of the seismic sources (sparker and boomer) and receivers.
Equipment Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer
Start date 1998-09-07
End date 1998-09-15
Digital location https://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/02/98014sei.pdf
Format PDF
Physical location WHCMSC data library F-27
Media type Paper
Inventory system WHCMSC data library
Inventory number 105007
Contact Matthew Arsenault

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
SeaBOSS
Surveys (biological), Experiments (biological), Species ID, Photo, Video, Geology, Biology
5
1998-014-FA-PH-001(1966)
Description 35mm photo negatives and prints for grab sampling operations taken by SeaBOSS: 7 rolls.
Format 35mm photo negatives and prints
Amount 7 rolls (varying exposures)
Physical location WHSC Data Library, Data storage area.
SD physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=98014,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=98014,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/01/98014nav.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/02/98014sei.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/03/98014isi.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Contact
1998-014_Video_grabimages(38501)
Description Collection of digitized frames of video imagery taken of the seafloor (JPEG format). The video camera was mounted to the frame of the grab sampler.
Data types
Photo
Video
Format JPEG
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr00167
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-167/botvid_meta.xml
Contact
botphoto(38500)
Description Collection of scanned 35-mm negatives of still photos (JPEG format) taken of the seafloor immediately prior to collecting a sediment sample. The still camera was mounted on the frame of the grab sampler.
Data types
Photo
Format JPEG
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr00167
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-167/botphoto_meta.xml
Contact
digphoto(38502)
Description Collection of digital photographs (JPEG format) taken of the sediment grab samples after the sampler was secured on the deck of the ship.
Data types
Photo
Format JPEG
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr00167
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-167/digphoto_meta.xml
Contact
grabsamp(38503)
Description Contains the sediment sample locations as well as analyses information for the grab samples collected on the CRLS98014 cruise.
Data types
Geology
Format shapefile
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr00167
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-167/grabsamp_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Boomer
Boomer
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Sparker
Sparker
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer
Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Sparker
5
1998-014-FA-SE-001(37134)
Description Raw boomer seismic data
Format SEGY
Amount 6 files
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_b/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=98014,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/01/98014nav.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/02/98014sei.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/03/98014isi.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_b/
Contact
1998-014-FA-SE-002(37135)
Description Raw 'P' seismic data
Format SEGY
Amount 16 files
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_p/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=98014,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/01/98014nav.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/02/98014sei.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/03/98014isi.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_p/
Contact
1998-014-FA-SE-003(37137)
Description Raw Sparker seismic data
Format SEGY
Amount 10 files
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_s/
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=98014,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/01/98014nav.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/02/98014sei.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/03/98014isi.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_s/
Contact
Boomer seismic data(23040)
Description Boomer SEG-Y data served from CMGDS.
Data types
Boomer
Format SEGY
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_b/
SD digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of01-076/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_b/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr1999-307/ofr1999-307_segy.xml
Contact
Sparker seismic data(23042)
Description Sparker SEG-Y data served from CMGDS.
Data types
Sparker
Format SEGY
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_s/
SD digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2001/of01-076/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_s/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr1999-307/ofr1999-307_segy.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

3.5 kHz
Sub Bottom Profiler
1
3.5 kHz subbottom data(23041)
Description Subbottom SEG-Y data on CMGDS.
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format SEGY
Digital location http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_p/
SD digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of01-076/
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? No
Public URL http://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data/1998_014_FA_p/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr1999-307/ofr1999-307_segy.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

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

Description and usage history of this equipment

Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar
Sidescan
3
1998-014-FA-SO-001(37822)
Description Digital tape(s) of SSS l1, SSS l2-4, SSS l5-7, SSS l8-9, SSS l10-11, SSS l12-14, SSS l15-16, SSS l29, SSS l33,
Format ISIS,
Amount 9
Physical location Digital tape storage section of the WHSC Data Library
SD physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/tape_detail.php?fa=98014,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=98014,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/01/98014nav.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/02/98014sei.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/03/98014isi.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact
1998-014-FA-SO-002(37824)
Description CD ROM disk of RAW QMIPS
Amount 7
Physical location CD/DVD ROM storage section of the WHSC Data Library
SD physical location Data Library
SD digital location http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/cdrom_detail.php?fa=98014,http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/DataHoldings_Detail.php?fa=98014,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/01/98014nav.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/02/98014sei.pdf,http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/data/1998-014-FA/NL/001/03/98014isi.pdf
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? No
Process? Yes
Contact
Enhanced Sidescan images(23043)
Description Enhanced lines of sidescan imagery (since no mosaic was attempted), with a resolution of 2 m/pixel.
Data types
Sidescan
Format GeoTIFF
Digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-167/data/sidescan/
SD digital location http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-167/
Version 1
Supported? Yes
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr00167, https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-167/htmldocs/data.htm, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-167/data/sidescan/
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2000-167/uenhtif_meta.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

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