Field Activity 1993-007-FA

Identifier 1993-007-FA
Alternate names NPTN93-1
Purpose Reconnaissance bathymetric, high-resolution seismic, and sidescan sonar mosaic surveys to map the lake floor and stratigraphic framework between Kenosha and South Milwaukee, WI.
Location Lake Michigan, Kenosha, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Great Lakes, United States, North America;
Comments Project = Regional Great Lakes Mapping, Regional Great Lakes Mapping
67 feet
Start Chicago, IL 1993-05-01
End Chicago, IL 1993-05-08
Days in the field 8
West -87.75
East -87.4
North 42.72
South 42.49


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators David S Foster
Crew members
David S Foster
Scientist, Staff
Barry J Irwin
Scientist, Staff
VeeAnn A. Cross
Scientist, Staff
David Folger
Scientist, Staff
Brill, Andrew
Scientist, Staff
Kenneth Parolski
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate staff A. Schneider - U. Wisconsin

Data types and categories

Data category: Sonar, Seismics, Location-Elevation
Data type: Sidescan, Boomer, Air Gun / Water Gun, Bubble Gun, Sparker, Sub Bottom Profiler, Single Beam, Navigation

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Cruise report Chief Scientist's report including purpose, personnel, equipment, data collected and inventory of data collected. Trackmap showing tracklines and mosiac areas.
Navigation log Printout of DGPS and Loran-C navigation acquisition file including time, latitude, longitude, time delays, speed course.
Q-Mips log Q-MIPS log containing dates, start and end of line, file name, equipment configuration and performance, comments.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Klein 531 sidescan Sidescan 1
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Sidescan (no data reported)
Boomer Boomer (no data reported)
Huntec profiling system (500-2500 Hz) Boomer (no data reported)
Innerspace Technology 25-element hydrophone Air Gun / Water Gun, Boomer, Bubble Gun, Sparker 1
Datasonics 3.5 kHz profiler Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder Single Beam (no data reported)
Ashtech GPS Navigation 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1993-007-FA-SO-001 Klein 531 sidescan microfilm of Nancy K. Soderberg
1993-007-FA-SE-001 Innerspace Technology 25-element hydrophone microfilm of Nancy K. Soderberg
1993-007-FA-LN-001 Ashtech GPS Floppy disk(s) containing NAV DGPS TEST L1-6, NAV DGPS L7-9, NAV DGPS L9-14, NAV DGPS L15-19, NAV DGPS L19-23, NAV DGPS L24-33, NAV DGPS 34-37, NAV DGPS EDITTED, Nancy K. Soderberg


Samples collected during this field activity