Field Activity D179EG

Identifier D179EG
Alternate names D-1-79-EG,DC179EG
Purpose Sediment samples and cores for microfossil study
Description United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Mark Wheeler, Bruce Molnia. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, Shipekgrab) of field activity D-1-79-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 05/24/1979 to 06/01/1979
Location Eastern Gulf of Alaska
Info derived Bathymetry, samples, microfossils.
Comments Staff information imported from InfoBank Mark Wheeler - Chief Scientist Bruce Molnia (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist
Length: 92.4 m (303 ft); Beam: 15.8 m (52 ft).
Start (port not specified) 1979-05-24
End (port not specified) 1979-06-01
West -142
East -135
North 60
South 57.25
Activity Geological and Geophysical


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Molnia, BruceWheeler, Mark
Crew members

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Shipekgrab Geology 1
navigation Navigation 2
3.5khz Sub Bottom Profiler 2
gravitycore Geology (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
sample locations Shipekgrab Bruce Molnia
Integrated navigation (SINS) data d-1-79-eg.051 navigation Provisional best file Bruce Molnia
start end of lines navigation Bruce Molnia
NGDC MGD77 data 3.5khz Carolyn Hayashida Degnan
Raw depth (bathymetry) data d-1-79-eg.305_051 3.5khz Provisional best file Bruce Molnia


Samples collected during this field activity