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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-014-FA

Area of Operations: Lake Mead, Nevada, Arizona, United States, North America

Dates: May 12, 1999 to May 26, 1999

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

   University of Nevada at Las Vegas

Objectives: Complete coverage sidescan sonar mosaic and dense grid of chirp sub-bottom profiles of Boulder Basin and Las Vegas Bay parts of Lake Mead to serve as base map for other environmental studies.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: No web site exists yet, but preliminary interpretation of results from this field operation are summarized in USGS Open-File Report 99-581.

Contact: Dave Twichell (dtwichell@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-14-99-GC. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
HOUSEBOAT

Publications resulting from these data

Cross, VeeAnn A., and Twichell, David C.,2003, Archive of seismic-reflection data collected during USGS Cruise Lake Mead 99014 in Lake Mead - Nevada and Arizona, 14-25 May, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-3, DVD-ROM

Twichell, David C., Cross, VeeAnn A., Rudin, Mark J., and Parolski, Kenneth F.,2000, Surficial geology and distribution of post-impoundment sediment of the western part of Lake Mead based on a sidescan sonar and high-resolution seismic-reflection survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-581, 28 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of99-581/)

Twichell, David C., Cross, VeeAnn A., Rudin, Mark J., Parolski, Kenneth F., and Rendigs, Richard R.,2001, Surficial geology and distribution of post-impoundment sediment in Las Vegas Bay, Lake Mead: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-070, 27 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of01-070/)

Twichell, David C., Cross, VeeAnn A., and Belew, Stephen D.,2004, Mapping the floor of Lake Mead (Nevada and Arizona); preliminary discussion and GIS data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-320, DVD. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-320/)

Twichell, D.C., and Cross, V.A.,2009, Surficial geology of the floor of Lake Mead (Arizona and Nevada) as defined by sidescan-sonar imagery, lake-floor topography, and post-impoundment sediment thickness: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1150, CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1150/)

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