Field Activity 2002-069-FA

Identifier 2002-069-FA
Alternate names CB02002
Purpose Map sediment distribution and composition in Lake Mead, NV.
Location eastern part of Lake Mead, Nevada, United States
Summary Studied turbidity current deposits in Lake Mead. Collected 30 cores.
Info derived Grain size analysis;
Comments Submitted 08/31/11 by A. Orton and D. Twichell. Cores are stored at UNLV. Project = Lake Mead Sediment Study,
Related activities
1999-014-FA: Project
UNLV Coring Barge
Start Boulder City, NV 2002-10-22
End Boulder City, NV 2002-10-28
Days in the field 7
West -114.55
East -114.05
North 36.2
South 35.9


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators David C Twichell
Crew members
Kenneth Parolski
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
David C Twichell
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Mark Rudin, UNLV
Affiliate staff Mark Rudin, UNLV; Nancy Twichell; Jonathan Zybala, UNLV; Brenda Buck, UNLV; Andrew Hanson, UNLV

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Navigation, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS (wh) Navigation (no data reported)
Piston corer Geology 2


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2002-069-FA-NL-001 Piston corer Field operations coring log: collection information for 30 cores including dates, locations, weather, procedures, etc. Alice M. Orton
2002-069-FA-NL-002 Piston corer Visual core description log: lithologic descriptions for cores. Alice M. Orton


Samples collected during this field activity