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ID F-1-87-BS
Abstract Chief Scientists: Alan Cooper, Ralph Hunter. Geological and Geophysical data (GPS, RhoRho, transitsatellite, 10khz, 3dot5khz, 2channelairgun, airgun, tempsalinometer, gravitycore, gradiometer, expendablebatthermograph) of field activity F-1-87-BS in Bowers Ridge Area, Aleutian Basin from 06/28/1987 to 07/28/1987
Project/Theme Geological Long-Range Inclined Asdic (GLORIA)
Chief Scientist Alan Cooper
Ralph Hunter
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Farnella
Area of Operation Bowers Ridge Area, Aleutian Basin, Bering Sea
Bounding Coordinates
169.99181    -179.32120
Ports leave Adak, AK
Dates 06/28/1987 (JD 179) to 07/28/1987 (JD 209)
Analog Materials list
Alan Cooper Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Ralph Hunter Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
Associated cruises in Alaska

  F-1-87-BS   F-2-86-BS   F-3-86-BS   F-4-86-BS
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         F187BS
Institution Data Collection ID --- F187BS
NGDC ID ---                        06780044
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          BOWERS RIDG AREA, ALEUTIAN BASIN
Study region ---                   +57.00000,+51.00000,+169.00000,-179.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             COOPER / HUNTER
Name of vessel ---                 M/V FARNELLA (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 06/28/87     start cruise
Date field data collection ended ---   07/26/87     end cruise
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     (unspecified)
   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 ---     12/31/90
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     gps satellite loran c rho-rho transit sa
Position determination method ---  tellite

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            10KH bathymetry 3.5KH bathymetry
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    (unspecified)
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 ---    0.4 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 ---    0.4 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 airgun
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Paskevich, V.F., Wong, F.L., O'Malley, J.J., Stevenson, A.J., and Gutmacher,
C.E., 2011, GLORIA sidescan-sonar imagery for parts of the U.S. Exclusive
Economic Zone and adjacent areas: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
2010-1332, URL:

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:
Cooper, Alan K., Hunter, Ralph E., Huggett, Quentin, and Harris, Malcolm, 1987, 
GLORIA study
of the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska--southern Bering Sea (Bowers Basin); 
report for Cruise F1-87-BS, 28 June to 27 July 1987: U.S. Geological Survey 
Report 87-0579, 19 p.

Hall, R.K., Karl, H.A., Carlson, P.R., Cooper, Alan K., Gardner, James V., Hunter, R.E., Marlow, M.S., and Stevenson, A.J., 1988, Bathymetric map of the Bowers Basin and Aleutian Basin east of the U.S.-U.S.S.R. 1867 Convention Line, Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-0548, 8 p., 2 sheets.

Marlow, M.S., Cooper, Alan K., Dadisman, S.V., Geist, Eric L., and Carlson, Paul R., 1990, Bowers Swell; evidence for a zone of compressive deformation concentric with Bowers Ridge, Bering Sea: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 7, no. 4, p. 398-409.
Got Help? For F-1-87-BS, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, 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 grav    
Imagery data      
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Sensors data sensors    
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data seis    
Times   080.times    

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