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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-014-FA

Area of Operations: Columbia River Estuary, Willapa Bay, Washington/Oregon inner shelf, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: August 25, 1998 to September 15, 1998

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

Objectives: High-resolution seismic reflection survey of the Columbia River Estuary and Willapa Bay, and bathymetry and video/sediment sampling of the SW Washington and NW Oregon inner shelf.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Sidescan and seismic data were collected in separate places. 117 km of sidescan and bathymetry were collected on 18 lines, and 144 km of boomer or sparker data were collected on 14 lines.

Contact: VeeAnn Cross (vatnipp@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-14-98-WA. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/~nancy/stations/8014crls.txt

Click to get Google Software - Download 98014.kml to view this field activity in Google Earth

Platform Info:
CORLISS

Publications resulting from these data

Baker, Diana, Peterson, Curt, Hemphill-Haley, Eileen, and Twichell, David,2010, Latest Pleistocene and Holocene (2-16 ka) sedimentation in the Columbia River Estuary, Oregon, USA: Marine Geology, v. 273, no. 1-4:83-95p.. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2010.02.005)

Cross, V. A., Twichell, D. C., and Parolski, K. F.,1999, Archive of seismic-reflection data collected aboard RV CORLISS Cruise CRLS98014 in the Columbia River Estuary, Willapa Bay, and off southern Washington inner continental shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-307, 3 CD-ROMs

Twichell, David C., Cross, VeeAnn A., and Parolski, Kenneth F.,2000, Sidescan-sonar imagery, surface sediment samples, and surficial geologic interpretation of the southwestern Washington inner continental shelf based on data collected during CORLISS Cruises 97007 and 98014: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-167, CD-ROM, 28 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-167/)

Twichell, David C., and Cross, VeeAnn A.,2002, Holocene evolution of the southern Washington and northern Oregon shelf and coast; geologic discussion and GIS data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-076. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of01-076/)

Twichell, David C., Cross, VeeAnn A., and Peterson, Curt D.,2010, Partitioning of sediment on the shelf offshore of the Columbia River littoral cell: Marine Geology, v. 273, no. 1-4: p. 11-31. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2010.02.001)

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