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Summary Information for Field Activity 1990-006-FA

Area of Operations: Chicago, Waukegan, Illinois, southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America

Dates: May 14, 1990 to May 20, 1990

Chief scientist: Steve Colman
Dave Folger

Objectives: Conduct sidescan sonar surveys of (1) the submerged forest off Chicago, (2) the nearshore sand wedge from Chicago to Waukegan, and (3) collapse and slump features off Waukegan.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Shoreline Erosion; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;

Summary: Sidescan sonar: 90km; 3.5 kHz seismic: 90 km; Bathymetry: 90 km.

Contact: Steve Colman (
Dave Folger ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier N-1-90-LM. Visit this site for more information.

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