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ID F-1-86-GA
Abstract Chief Scientist: Mike Fisher. Geological and Geophysical data (LoranC, GPS, 10khz, 3dot5khz, 2channelairgun, Gloriasidescan, tempsalinometer, gravity, gradiometer, expendablebatthermograph, transitsatellite) of field activity F-1-86-GA in Gulf of Alaska from 06/24/1986 to 07/03/1986
Project/Theme Geological Long-Range Inclined Asdic (GLORIA)
National Plan RESOURCES
Chief Scientist Mike Fisher
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Farnella
Area of Operation Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
-148.42806    -142.70462
Ports Yakutat, Alaska
Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Dates 06/24/1986 (JD 175) to 07/03/1986 (JD 184)
Analog Materials list
Mike Fisher Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
Associated cruises:

  F-1-86-GA   F-6-89-GA   F-7-89-EG   F-9-88-WG
Geological LOng-Range Inclined Asdic (GLORIA) tact offshore GLORIA
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         F186GA
Institution Data Collection ID --- F186GA
NGDC ID ---                        06780008
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          GLORIA
Study region ---                   +60.00000,+54.00000,-166.00000,-139.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Mike Fisher
Name of vessel ---                 Farnella (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 06/24/86     YAKUTAT, ALASKA
Date field data collection ended ---   07/03/86     DUTCH HARBOR, ALASKA
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     12/11/90
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     Loran C Navigation GPS Satellite Transit
Position determination method ---   Satellite

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            10 kHz Bathymetry 3.5 kHz Bathymetry
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.0 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 ---    0.9 minutes
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 ---    1.0 minutes
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 --- 2-Channel Air Gun
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Paskevich, Valerie F.; Wong, Florence L.; O'Malley, John J.; Stevenson, Andrew
J.; Gutmacher, Christina E., 2010, GLORIA sidescan-sonar imagery for parts of
the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone and adjacent areas, URL:

Carlson, Paul R., Bruns, Terry R., and Fisher, Michael A., 1990, Development of 
valleys in the glacimarine environment of a complex subduction zone, northern Gulf of
Alaska, in Dowdeswell, Julian A., and Scourse, James D., eds., Glacimarine 
processes and sediments: Geological Society Special Publications, v. 53, p. 139-153.

Carlson, P.R., Bruns, T.R., Mann, D.M., and Stevenson, A.J., 1996, Gloria imagery links sedimentaiton in Aleutian Trench and Abyssal Plain to Yakutat Margin via deep-sea channels: Houston, TX, Gulf Publishing Co., Fifth Circum-Pacific Energy and Mineral Resources Conference Transactions, p. 695-702.
Got Help? For F-1-86-GA, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, organization, owner, project number, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Gravity data 051.grav
Imagery data      
Magnetics data imag
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Sensors data      
Navigation data nav    
Seismic data seis    
Times   051.times    

F-1-86-GA location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
F-1-86-GA location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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