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ID S-8-77-EG
Abstract Chief Scientists: Paul Carlson, Bruce Molnia. Geological and Geophysical data (integratednavigation, miniranger, 3dot5khz, 12khz, minisparker, sparker, gravity, magnetics, tempsalinometer, uniboom, gravitycore, Hydroplastcore, pistoncore, VanDornbottle, airgun) of field activity S-8-77-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 10/12/1977 to 10/22/1977
Chief Scientist Paul Carlson
Bruce Molnia
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Eastern Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
60.30769
-149.42996    -139.66083
59.49275
Ports leave Seward, AK
arrive Yakutat, AK
Dates 10/12/1977 (JD 285) to 10/22/1977 (JD 295)
Analog Materials list
Crew
Arnold Bouma Geologist, USGS Western Region
Paul Carlson Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Ed Clukey Unsp Investigatr, USGS Western Region
Monty Hampton Geologist, USGS Western Region
Dick Heyer Geophysicist
Ornulf Johannessen Chief Mate
Keith Kvenvolden Geochemist, USGS Western Region
Bill Levy Navigator
Al McClenaghan Ship Captain
Graig McHendrie Geologist, USGS Western Region
Bruce Molnia Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
George Redden Geochemist
Dwight Sangrey Geologist
Bill Schwab Geologist
Jerry Shearer Geologist
Howard Sheppard Chief Engineer
John Sims Geologist
Gordon Tanner Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Carl Thiele Geophysicist
Mike Torresan Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region
Steve Wallace Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Bob Wilson Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
integratednavigation
miniranger
3dot5khz
12khz
minisparker
sparker
gravity
magnetics
tempsalinometer
uniboom
gravitycore
Hydroplastcore
pistoncore
VanDornbottle
airgun
NGDC Overview
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DATA COLLECTION OVERVIEW  (use NGDC GEODAS CD to retrieve data)

MCG Data Collection ID ---         S877EG
Institution Data Collection ID --- S877EG
NGDC ID ---                        06110017
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          Paul Carlson
Study region ---                   +61.00000,+59.00000,-150.00000,-139.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Bruce Molnia
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 10/12/77     LV SEWARD, AK
Date field data collection ended ---   10/22/77     AR YAKUTAT, AK
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      (unspecified)
   Gravity:                        (unspecified)
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

(I1,A8,F5.2,4I2,F5.3,F8.5,F9.5,I1,F6.4,F6.1,I2,i1,3F6.1,I1,F5.1,F6.0,F7.1,F6.1,F5.1,A8,4I1)
Date of data input to NGDC ---     05/26/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     SHIPBOARD INTEGRATED NAV MINIRANGER
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12 KHZ BATHY 3.5 KHZ BATHY
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    2.4 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                (unspecified)
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)
Publications
Kvenvolden, K.A., Redden, G.D., and Carlson, P.R., 1977, Hydrocarbon gases in 
sediments
of eastern Gulf of Alaska: American Association of Petroleum Geologists 
Bulletin, v. 61,
no. 5, p. 806. 

Molnia, B.F., and Carlson, P.R., 1978, Surface sedimentary units of northern Gulf of Alaska continental shelf: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 62, no. 4, p. 633-643.

Carlson P.R., and Molnia, B.F., 1977, Faulting, instability, erosion, and deposition of shelf sediments, eastern Gulf of Alaska, in Environmental assessment of the Alaskan continental shelf; Hazards: Boulder, CO, U.S. Department of Commerce Environmental Resource Laboratories.

Molnia, B.F., Carlson, P.R., and Levy, W.P., 1978, Holocene sediment volume and modern sediment yield, Northeast Gulf of Alaska: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 62, no. 3, p. 545.

Plafker, G., Bruns, T.R., Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., Scott, E.W., Kahler, R., and Wilson, C., 1978, Petroleum potential, geologic hazards, and technology for exploration in the outer continental shelf of the Gulf of Alaska Tertiary province: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-490, 50 p.

Molnia, B.F., Kvenvolden, K.A., Redden, G.D., Carlson, P.R., Bruns, T.R., Molnia, B.F., Hampson, J.C., Jr., and Schwab, W.C., 1978, Environmental geologic studies, northeastern Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 153-155.

Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., and Quinterno, P., 1978, Transport of inner shelf sediment into glacially scoured troughs, northeastern Gulf of Alaska: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 59, no. 12, p. 1109.

Molnia, B.F., Carlson, P.R., and Kvenvolden, K.A., 1978, Gas-charged sediment areas in the northern Gulf of Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 10, no. 7, p. 458-459.

Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., Clukey, E.C., and Sangrey, D.A., 1978, Quantitative study of slope instability in the Gulf of Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 4, p. 2307-2318.

Nelson, C.H., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Thor, D.R., 1979, Seafloor thermogenic gas seep, Norton Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 154-155.

Molnia, B.F., Levy, W.P., and Carlson, P.R., 1980, Map showing Holocene sedimentation rates in the northeastern Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1170, 1 sheet.

Molnia, B.F., and Carlson, P.R., 1980, Quaternary sedimentary facies on continental shelf, Northeast Gulf of Alaska: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 64, no. 3, p. 446-447.

Redden, G.D., Weliky, K., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Hampton, M.A., 1980, Geochemistry of low molecular weight hydrocarbons in sediment of the western Gulf of Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 12, no. 3, p. 148.

Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Cacchione, D.A., and Drake, D.E., 1980, Alaskan Continental Shelf sediment dynamics: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 156-157.

Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Nelson, C.H., Thor, D.R., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Redden, G.D., 1980, Gas-charged sediments and associated features of the Alaskan Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 157-158.

Molnia, B.F., and Carlson, P.R., 1980, Quaternary sedimentary facies of the northeast Gulf of Alaska Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 158-159. Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Cacchione, D.A., and Drake, D.E., 1980, Alaskan Continental Shelf sediment dynamics: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 156-157.

Molnia, B.F., and Carlson, P.R., 1980, Quaternary sedimentary facies of the northeast Gulf of Alaska Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 158-159.

Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1980, Geochemical/geophysical prospecting for hydrocarbons in marine sediments, offshore Alaska, U.S.A.: Congres Geologique Internationale Resumes, no. 26, v. 2, p. 781.

Hampton, Monty A., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1981, Geology and geochemistry of gas-charged sediment on Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 1, no. 2, p. 141-147.

Hampton, Monty A., Carlson, Paul R., Lee, Homa J., and Feely, Richard A., 1986, Geomorphology, sediment, and sedimentary processes, Hood, Donald W., and Zimmerman, Steven T., eds., The Gulf of Alaska; physical environment and biological resources: Seattle, WA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Gravity data      
Imagery data      
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   011.times    

S-8-77-EG location map of where navigation 

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S-8-77-EG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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