Field Activity 2017-612-FA

Identifier 2017-612-FA
Purpose Characterize recent deformation and estimate earthquake recurrence on the Seattle Fault zone
Location Puget Sound, Washington
Summary Data submitted to FAD 3/7/2017 We collected multi-channel sparker and towed chirp sub-bottom data in Puget Sound and multi-channel boomer and towed chirp sub-bottom data in Lake Washington
Info derived MCS sparker, MCS boomer, chirp sub-bottom
Comments R/V Barnes, UW vessel Working with USGS Earthquake Science Center in Seattle, WA and Univ. of Washington faculty (Emily Roland)
Length 65.5 feet; beam 19 feet.
MarFac; Ford 650 Box truck - White G71-03559
Start Seattle, WA 2017-02-18
End Seattle, WA 2017-02-28
Days in the field 10
West -122.85736084
East -122.11712646
North 48.10412981
South 47.20861616


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Janet Tilden WattDaniel Brothers
Crew members
Robert M Wyland
Scientist, Staff
Rachel K Marcuson
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Janet Tilden Watt
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Brian Sherrod, USGS Seattle; Scott Bennett, USGS Seattle; Emily Roland, University of Washington

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Multichannel, Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sparker, Bubble Gun, Air Gun / Water Gun, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Sonobuoy (no data reported)
Multichannel Multichannel (no data reported)
512 chirp-source Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
512 chirp Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
Mini sparker Sparker (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity