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ID L-13-81-NC
Also Known As LD13
Abstract Chief Scientists: Jim Gardner, Mike Field. Data (12khz, 3dot5khz, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, gravity, sidescansonar, CTDmeter, Geoprobe, dopplersonar, integratednavigation, RhoRho, miniranger, transitsatellite, gravitycore, Niskenbottle, uniboom, airgun) of field activity L-13-81-NC in Northern California from 10/09/1981 to 10/23/1981
Chief Scientist Jim Gardner
Mike Field
Platform Samuel Phillips Lee
Area of Operation Northern California
Bounding Coordinates
-124.65687    -122.18821
Ports leave Redwood City, CA
arrive Redwood City, CA
Dates 10/09/1981 (JD 282) to 10/23/1981 (JD 296)
Analog Materials list
Aaron Dunwald Chief Engineer
Anne Jennings Watchstander
Bob Hall Watchstander
Brian Edwards Geologist
Carol Madison Navigator
Chris Wilson Watchstander
Dave Klise Geologist
Dave Melendrez Chief Mate
Hank Chezar Watchstander
Jack Swenson Watchstander
Jim Gardner Chief Scientist
Jon Erickson Mechanical Technician
Kaye Kinoshita Navigator
Larry Kooker Electronics Technician
Mike Boyle Electronics Technician
Mike Field Chief Scientist
Mike Torresan Watchstander
Paul Wenberg Mechanical Technician
Roger Anderson Geologist
Terry Ruff Ship Captain
Walter Dean Geologist
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         L1381NC
Institution Data Collection ID --- L1381NC
NGDC ID ---                        06050092
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          Mike Field
Study region ---                   +42.00000,+37.00000,-125.00000,-122.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Jim Gardner
Name of vessel ---                 Lee (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 10/09/81     LV REDWOOD CITY
Date field data collection ended ---   10/23/81     AR REDWOOD CITY
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      (unspecified)
   Gravity:                        (unspecified)
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     11/30/90
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     (unspecified)
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.0 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        (unspecified)

Magnetics instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    (unspecified)
General collection rate of magnetics --- (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   (unspecified)
Method of applying residual field ---    (unspecified)

Gravity instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of gravity data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of gravity in file ---    (unspecified)
General collection rate of gravity --- (unspecified)
Theoretical gravity formula ---        (unspecified)
Reference system ---                   (unspecified)
Corrections applied ---                (unspecified)
Starting land tie ---                  (unspecified)
Ending land tie   ---                  (unspecified)

Seismic instrumentation --- (unspecified)
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and
Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington)
offshore surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series
182, version 1.0. Online at:

Field, Michael E., Edwards, Brian D., Hall, Robert K., and Chezar, Henry, 1983, Sediment failure on continental shelf; response to 1980 earthquake off Northern California, in American Association of Petroleum Geologists annual convention with divisions Society For Sedimentary Geology/EMD/DPA: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 67, no. 3, p. 460.

Field, M.E., Edwards, B.D., and Chezar, H., 1986, Sediment patterns resulting from liquefaction of a shelf sand body, in Knight, R. John, and McLean, J. Ross, eds., Shelf sands and sandstones: Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Memoir, v. 11, p. 333-334.
Got Help? For L-13-81-NC, we would appreciate any information on -- activity type, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, notes, organization, owner, project, project number, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Imagery data      
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Sensors data sensors    
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   051.times    

L-13-81-NC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
L-13-81-NC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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