Field Activity 1992-010-FA

Identifier 1992-010-FA
Alternate names ERDA-92-2; 92ER2
Purpose Conduct high-resolution single-channel seismics survey of Lake Pontchartrain and central Mississippi Sound.
Location Lake Pontchartrain, Mississippi Sound, Louisiana, Waveland, Pascagoula, Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Seismic reflection profiles: 19 lines.
Comments Project = Mississippi/Alabama Pollution Project, Geologic Framework, Mississippi/Alabama Pollution Project, Geologic Framework
Related activities
1992-037-FA: Cruise leg
1992-300-FA: Multi-center
Length 24 feet.
Start Biloxi, MS 1992-06-12
End Biloxi, MS 1992-06-18
Days in the field 6
West -90
East -88.4
North 30.4
South 30.1


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Jack L Kindinger
Crew members
Affiliate staff Dana Wiese, USGS-St. Petersberg; Jack Moody

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz) Boomer (no data reported)
Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Sparker 1
GPS (wh) Navigation 1
Loran-C Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Boomer seismic data Benthos AQ-4 10-element hydrophone streamer Linda P McCarthy
92ER2 Annotated Navigation Fixes GPS (wh) Linda P McCarthy


Samples collected during this field activity