Area of Operations: Lake Baikal, Baikal Rift Zone, south central Siberia, Russia, Asia
Dates: June 30, 1989 to July 31, 1989
Chief scientist: Deborah Hutchinson
Alexander Golmshtok, Chief Scientist - Inst. of Oceanology, Gelendzhik, Russia
Objectives: Study the dynamics of the lake and rift zone.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;
Information to be derived: Sediment thickness and tectonic evolution of the rift system
Summary: All data were collected by the Russian Institute of Oceanology and the Russian Limnological Institute. USGS personnel assisted with data processing only. CDP seismic reflection data: 1442.40 km, 17 tracklines. See USGS OFR 92-243, Processing of Lake Baikal Marine Multichannel Seismic Reflection Data, for additional information.
Contact: Deborah Hutchinson (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier B-1-89-LB. Visit this site for more information.
Related Links: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr92243