Field Activity M197WO

Identifier M197WO
Alternate names M-1-97-WO,AR-5-97
Purpose Collect geophysical data to aid in characterizing seismic hazard of nearshore faults & coastal erosion hazard
Description United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Pat McCrory, Dave Twichell. Geophysical data (GPS, sidescansonar, 3dot5khz, Geopulse, Shipekgrab, GPS, boomer) of field activity M-1-97-WO in Southwest Washington Inner Shelf from 07/07/1997 to 07/15/1997
Location Southwest Washington Inner Shelf
Summary Collect approx 400 km of high resolution seismic reflection and sidescan sonar data
Info derived Seafloor character, late quaternary sediment thickness, shallow (
Comments Staff information imported from InfoBank Pat McCrory (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist Dave Foster (USGS Western Region) - Computer Analyst Scott Harrison (USGS Western Region) - Computer Analyst Tom O'Brien (USGS Woods Hole) - Electronics Technician Jim Morris (NOAA) - Ship Captain
175 feet.
Start (port not specified) 1997-07-07
End (port not specified) 1997-07-15
West -125.9447
East -124.22401
North 48.32233
South 46.91283
Activity Geophysical


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators McCrory, Pat
Crew members
David S Foster
Scientist, Staff
Harrison, Scott
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Hamer, Michael
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Dave Twichell
Affiliate staff Tom O'Brien (USGS Woods Hole) - Electronics Technician,Jim Morris (NOAA) - Ship Captain

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Navigation 5
3.5khz Sub Bottom Profiler 3
Geopulse Boomer 3
Shipekgrab Geology 1
boomer Boomer (no data reported)
sidescansonar Sidescan (no data reported)



Samples collected during this field activity