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ID M-1-78-WO
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Parke Snavely. Geophysical data (airgun, uniboom, radar) of field activity M-1-78-WO in Southern Strait of Georgia, Washington from 01/17/1978 to 01/23/1978
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Chief Scientist Parke Snavely
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Don J. Miller II
Area of Operation Southern Strait of Georgia, Washington, Washington-Oregon
Bounding Coordinates
50.00000
-131.25000    -122.25000
41.00000
Dates 01/17/1978 (JD 017) to 01/23/1978 (JD 023)
Analog Materials list
Crew
Parke Snavely Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Howard Gower Investigator, USGS Western Region
Dick Tagg Investigator, USGS Western Region
Diane Lander Investigator, USGS Western Region
R.J. Novak Investigator, USGS Western Region
R.L. Robeck Ship Captain
Equipment Used
airgun
uniboom
radar
Purpose
To provide information on the thickness and distribution of
Quaternary deposits, to identify folds and faults that deform them, and
to provide a basis for assessing geoenvironmental hazards.
Information to be Derived
Seismic reflection profiles.
Summary
Approximately 48 km of high-resolution seismic reflection profiles
were obtained in the Strait of Georgia, Washington, from January 22 to 23,
1978. Tracklines were located by ship's radar with variable range marker.
The source of seismic energy used was a 400-600 Joule double-back Uniboom
system with a recorder sweep rate of 1/4-second and a 1/4- or 1/2-second
firing rate. Filter settings for the lines generally were 2900 Hz (high)
and 850 Hz (low). Ship's average speed was about 5 knots.
Publications
Snavely, P.D., Jr., Gower, H.D., Tagg, A.R., Lander, D.L., and Novak, R.J.,
1978, High-resolution seismic profiles in Southern Strait of Georgia,
Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-1061, 1 p.
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