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ID F-3-87-AA
Abstract Chief Scientists: Bob Bohannon, Brian Edwards, Max Dobson. Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 10khz, magnetics, gravity, tempsalinometer, 2channelairgun, airgunmonitor, Gloriasidescan, expendablebatthermograph) of field activity F-3-87-AA in West-central Aleutian Trench from 08/30/1987 to 09/25/1987
Project/Theme Geological Long-Range Inclined Asdic (GLORIA)
Chief Scientist Bob Bohannon
Brian Edwards
Max Dobson
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Farnella
Area of Operation West-central Aleutian Trench, Aleutian Arc
Bounding Coordinates
169.39439    -172.46420
Ports leave Dutch Harbor, AK
arrive Dutch Harbor, AK
Dates 08/30/1987 (JD 242) to 09/25/1987 (JD 268)
Analog Materials list
Albert Fuller Chief Mate
Bob Bohannon Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Brian Edwards Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Colin Jacobs Geologist, USGS Western Region
Derek Lewis Navigator, USGS Western Region
Grace Fong Geologist, USGS Western Region
Holly Ryan Geophysicist, USGS Western Region
John Gann Navigator, USGS Western Region
Joseph Coddington Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Larry Kooker Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Max Dobson Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Mike Baldwin Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region
Mike Patterson Ship Captain
Steve Whittle Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
John Cherriman IOS
Jon Campbell IOS
Equipment Used
Associated cruises in Alaska

  F-2-87-AA   F-3-87-AA   F-7-88-AA   F-8-88-AA
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         F387AA
Institution Data Collection ID --- F387AA
NGDC ID ---                        06780047
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          WEST-CENTRAL ALEUTIAN TRENCH
Study region ---                   +53.00000,+47.00000,+169.00000,-172.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             EDWARDS / BOHANNON
Name of vessel ---                 M/V FARNELLA (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 08/29/87     LEAVE DUTCH HARBOR
Date field data collection ended ---   09/27/87     ARRIVE DUTCH HARBOR
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 ---     (unspecified)
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            10 kHz BATHY 3.5 kHz BATHY
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 ---            MAGNETOMETER
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    1.0 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 ---    1.1 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 --- AIR GUN MONITOR RECORD TWO CHANNEL AIR G
Formats of seismic data --- UN TAPE
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:

Carlson, P.R., Cooper, A.K., Gardner, J.V., Hunter, R.E., Karl, H.A., Marlow, 
Michael S.,
Stevenson, A.J., Huggett, Quentin, Kenyon, N.H., Parson, L.M., Bohannon, R.G., 
Edwards, B.D.,
Vallier, T.L., Dobson, M.F., and Masson, D.G., 1988, GLORIA sonographic mosaics 
of the
Bering Sea and the western Aleutian Arc and adjacent North Pacific, in Carter, 
Lorna M., ed.,
USGS research on energy resources, 1988; program and abstracts: U.S. Geological 
Circular 1025, p. 14-15.
Edwards, B.D., Bohannon, Robert G., Dobson, M.R., and Campbell, J.M., 1988, Cruise report for Cruise F3-87-AA, GLORIA survey of the west-central Aleutian Arc and adjacent North Pacific Ocean: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-0227, 9 p.
Bohannon, Robert G., Vallier, Tracy L., and Karl, Herman A., 1988, Geology of the Pacific and Kula plates south of the western Aleutian Arc; evidence from GLORIA, seismic-reflection, gravity and magnetic data: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 20, no. 7, p. 128.
Bohannon, Robert G., Dobson, Max R., Edwards, Brian D., and Jacobs, Colin L., 1987, Tectonics of North Pacific Ocean basin; western Aleutian Island region: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 68, no. 44, p. 1486.
Got Help? For F-3-87-AA, 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        
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Gravity data grav    
Imagery data      
Magnetics data imag
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Sensors data sensors    
Navigation data nav    
Seismic data seis    
Times   080.times    

F-3-87-AA location map of where navigation 

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F-3-87-AA location map of where navigation 

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