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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-020-FA

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

Dates: April 15, 2002 to April 30, 2002

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

   Mark Rudin, UNLV

Objectives: Characterize the lake floor and map sediment thickness using sidescan sonar and chirp sub-bottom profiling techniques.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;

Summary: A total of 223 km of 3.5 kHz Chirp sub-bottom and EdgeTech DF-1000 sidescan sonar data were collected. Navigation was with P-code DGPS.

Contact: Dave Foster (dfoster@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-02-SW. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
HOUSEBOAT

Publications resulting from these data

Cross, VeeAnn A., Foster, David S., and Twichell, David C.,2005, Lake Mohave geophysical survey 2002; GIS data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1247, CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1247/)

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