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Summary Information for Field Activity 1981-008-FA

Area of Operations: Mississippi shelf, Louisiana shelf, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 18, 1981 to April 28, 1981

Chief scientist: Jack Kindinger
Ron Miller

Objectives: Collect high-resolution seismics to produce a hazard map and geologic interpretation of study area.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary: There were 1500 km of good quality high-resolution seismics and sidescan sonar, 46 grab samples, 40 drift bottle stations, and 75 km of magnetics and gravity.

Contact: Jack Kindinger (jkindinger@usgs.gov)
Ron Miller ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier G-62-81-GM. Visit this site for more information.

InfoBank: uses the identifier G-62-81-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Kindinger, Jack L., Miller, Ronald J., Stelting, Charles E., and Bouma, Arnold H.,1982, Depositional history of Louisiana-Mississippi outer continental shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-1077, 59 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr821077)

Sanford, Jordan M., Harrison, Arnell S., Wiese, Dana S., and Flocks, James G.,2009, Archive of digitized analog Boomer and Minisparker seismic reflection data collected from the Alabama-Mississippi-Louisiana Shelf during cruises onboard the R/V CARANCAHUA and R/V GYRE, April and July, 1981: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 428, DVD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ds/ds428)


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