Collect vibracores and gravity cores from the western part of Lake Mead to describe the sedimentary structures and composition of post-impoundment sediment in this part of the lake.
Boulder Basin, Las Vegas Bay, Lake Mead, Nevada, Arizona, United States, North America;
Vibracores: 16; gravity cores: 12.
Note that the cruise has been delayed 2 weeks because of problems with the coring barge. Original Center People field contained: Kenneth Parolski, coring mobilization and coring technician; VeeAnn Cross, GIS and data integration; Keith Ludwig (USGS, St. Pete), assist with vibracoring.
Project = Lake Mead Sediment Study, Lake Mead Sediment Study
Information from Foghorn: P-code GPS receiver and laptop with GIS and Blue Marble software to interface between Plugger and GIS;
Keith Ludwig (USGS, St. Pete), assist with vibracoring; Mark Rudin, UNLV - Health Physics Dept. - Co-Ch. Sci.; Brenda Buck, UNLV - Geology Dept.; Robin Howley, UNLV - Geology Dept.; Thomas Hickson, St. Thomas U. - Geology Dept.
Data types and categories
Biological Field Study, Sampling, Imagery, Location-Elevation