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ID F-1-99-NC
Abstract Chief Scientist: Jon Childs. Geophysical data (Seistecprofiler, groundpenetratingradar) of field activity F-1-99-NC in Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir from 05/12/1999 to 05/13/1999
Chief Scientist Jon Childs
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Fast Eddy
Area of Operation Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir, Northern California
Bounding Coordinates
-122.36612    -122.35659
Dates 05/12/1999 (JD 132) to 05/13/1999 (JD 133)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Jon Childs Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Pat Hart Unspecified, USGS Western Region
Larry Kooker Electrical Technician, USGS Western Region
Gerry O'Brien Driver, USGS Western Region
Walter Barnhardt Unspecified, USGS Western Region
Diane Minasian Unspecified, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
A two-day field activity on Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir
(the portion of the reservoir north of Highway 92) to test the use of
the Seistec, a high-resolution surface-towed seismic profiler, and
ground-penetrating radar in fresh water environments.  Permit to
conduct this survey received from the San Francisco Water Department.
Seistec data (5/12/99) recorded with MudSeis in SEG-Y format.  Data were written 
to hard disk and transferred (ftp) to nemo for ProMax processing.  No hard copy 
or removeable media data were recorded.
Data acquisition:  Seistec data (5/12/99) recorded with MudSeis in
SEG-Y format.  Data were written to hard disk and transferred (ftp) to nemo for
ProMax processing.  No hard copy or removeable media data were recorded.

5/12/99 - Departed MarFac at 0815 (PST) for Crystal Springs; met Mike Byrne,
Watershead Manager, at the boat ramp off Skyline Blvd, approx. 1/2 mile north of
Highway 92.  Boat inspected and approved for use in the reservoir. Mobilized the
Seistec instrument, navigational and recording equipment.  Launched Fast Eddie
and Seistec; underway by about 11 am.  Starting at noon (1900 GMT) recorded
seven crossings of the reservoir, observing moderate penetration of sediment
(15-20 meters) in places, and considerable bathymetric relief.  Reservoir has a
very steep western margin, and several incisions and platforms that may
represent scarps or other features associated with the San Andreas Fault.

Seistec acquisition parameters:  105 J power, 0.25 sec fire rate; 16 kHz
sampling, 80 meter record length, Seistec internal receiver only, 300 Hz - 10=
kHz bandpass

5/13/99 - Departed MarFac at 0800 (PST), and arrived Crystal Springs approx.
0830.  Configured a small Zodiac raft to support the ground-penetrating radar
(GPR) antennas.   The GPR was tested in shallow water near the shore at the boat
ramp, but wind conditions were too severe to launch the whaler and zodiac.
Further refinement of the GPR deployment is required.  Returned to MarFac by
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