Field Activity 1990-009-FA

Identifier 1990-009-FA
Alternate names ERDA-90-1, LEG 2 H-90-1
Purpose Collect nearshore high-resolution seismics as part of ongoing coastal geologic framework studies in state cooperative projects.
Location Hancock County, Mississippi, Louisiana, Mississippi Sound, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary 6 rolls seismic data; 18 magnetic data tapes for entire cruise (all legs).
Comments Also see Field Activities 90008 and 90011. Project = MS-AL-USGS Co-op, MS-AL-USGS Co-op
Related activities
1990-008-FA: Cruise leg
1990-011-FA: Cruise leg
Length 24 feet.
Start Bayou Caddy Marina, Waveland, MS 1990-06-13
End Bayou Caddy Marina, Waveland, MS 1990-06-17
Days in the field 1
West -89.67
East -89.16
North 30.3
South 30.05


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators David R Nichols
Crew members
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate principal Jack Kindinger, USGS
Affiliate staff Lyle McGinnis, Argonne National Labs, DOE

Data types and categories

Data category: Seismics, Location-Elevation
Data type: Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Navigation

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Cruise report Chief Scientist's cruise report including personnel, purpose, equipment, tabulated information, and trackmap.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GeoPulse uniboom Boomer (no data reported)
Single channel hydrophone Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Bubble Gun, Sparker, Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
GPS (wh) Navigation (no data reported)
Loran-C Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity