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ID L-3-84-SP
Abstract Chief Scientists: Dave Scholl, Rick Herzer. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, transitsatellite, dopplersonar, integratednavigation, magnetics, gravity, airgun, 24channel, gravitycore, chaindredge, Niskenbottle, tempsalinometer, expendablebatthermograph, underwatercamera, airgunmonitor, sonobuoy) of field activity L-3-84-SP in Tonga, Southern Pacific from 04/02/1984 to 05/01/1984
Chief Scientist Dave Scholl
Rick Herzer
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Samuel Phillips Lee
Area of Operation Tonga, Southern Pacific, South Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
178.39099    -174.74606
Ports leave Suva Fiji
arrive Tongatapu
leave Tongatapu
arrive Suva Fiji
Dates 04/02/1984 (JD 093) to 05/01/1984 (JD 122)
Analog Materials list
Andy Stevenson Geologist
Chris Gutmacher Navigator
Chris Poppe Chief Mate
Dave Scholl Chief Scientist
David Tappin Geologist, Tonga
Dennis Mann Geophysicist
George Chaproniere Biologist, Aust
Jack Lee Electronics Technician
Jan Morton Geophysicist
Jill McCarthy Geophysicist
John Dobranski Chief Engineer
Jon Erickson Mechanical Technician
Kaye Kinoshita Navigator
Larry Kooker Electronics Technician
Pat Moore Ship Captain
Paul Wenberg Mechanical Technician
Paula Quinterno Biologist
Peter Ballance Geologist, NZ
Peter Cawood Geologist, Aust
Ray Sliter Geophysicist
Rick Herzer Chief Scientist, NZ
Rob O'Connor Geologist
Robin Frisch Navigator
Tevita Vuibau Geologist, Fiji
Tracy Vallier Geologist
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         L384SP
Institution Data Collection ID --- L384SP
NGDC ID ---                        06050070
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          SOUTH PACIFIC / TONGA
Study region ---                   -18.00000,-27.00000,+178.00000,-174.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             DAVE SCHOLL, RICK HERZER
Name of vessel ---                 Lee (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 04/02/84     LEAVE SUVA FIJI
Date field data collection ended ---   05/01/84     ARRIVE SUVA
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 ---     07/16/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     NAV SAT/DOPPLER SONAR/INTGR. NAV
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12KHZ
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANALOG
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.6 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 ---            PROTON PRECESSION MAG
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    1.3 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 ---            SHIPBOARD GRAVITY METER
Additional forms of gravity data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of gravity in file ---    0.9 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 --- 3.5KHZ,SNGL CH.AIRGUN/24CHANNEL
Formats of seismic data --- ANALOG PAPER ROLL

Notes ---
Morton, Janet L., Scholl, David W., Vallier, Tracy L., Herzer, Richard H., Stevenson, A.J.,
and McCarthy, J., 1984, An active spreading center in the Lau back-arc basin 
defined, in
The Geological Society of America, 97th meeting: Geological Society of America Abstracts
with Programs, v. 16, no. 6, p. 601.

Cole, Jeffrey E., and Mann, Dennis M., 1985, Velocity analyses of near seafloor strata based on multichannel seismic data from the Tonga Platform, in Scholl, David W., and Vallier, Tracy L., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; Tonga region: Houston, TX, Circum-Pacific Council Energy and Mineral Resources.

Steele, W.C., and Kinoshita, K.L., 1986, Navigation for CCOP/SOPAC Cruise, Leg 3, Solomon Islands, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 19-20.

Hein, James R., Schulz, Marjorie S., and Kang, Jung-Keuk, 1988, Hydrothermal and hydrogenetic ferromanganese oxide mineralization of active volcanic arcs, in Schindler, Katharine S., ed., USGS research on mineral resources, 1989; program and abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1035, p. 29-30.

Wong, Florence L., Richmond, B.A., Greene, H.G., Dingler, John R., Hein, James R., Kvenvolden, Keith A., Marlow, M.S., Morton, Janet L., Rubin, D.M., Scholl, D.W., and Vedder, J.G., 1991, SOPAC; a decade of research on mineral and hydrocarbon resources in the South Pacific, in Good, Elizabeth E., Slack, John F, and Kotra, Rama K., eds., USGS research on mineral resources, 1991; program and abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1062, p. 78-79.

Greene, H. Gary., Scholl, David W., Vedder, John G., and Wong, Florence L., 1988, Oil and gas potential of island arcs in the Southwest Pacific; a new frontier, in Wagner, Holly C., Wagner, Leslie C., Wang, Frank F.H., and Wong, Florence L., eds., Petroleum resources of China and related subject: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 10, p. 671-691.

von Blanckenburg, F., O'Nions, R.K., Belshaw, N.S., Gibb, A., and Hein, J.R., 1996, Global distribution of beryllium isotopes in deep ocean water as derived from Fe-Mn crusts: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 141, no. 1-4, p. 213-226.

Chan, L.H., Zhang, L., and Hein, J.R., 1994, Lithium isotope characteristics of marine sediments: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75, no. 44, Supplement, p. 314.

Hein, James R., Koschinsky, Andrea, Halbach, Peter E., Manheim, Frank T., Bau, Michael, Kang, Jung-Keuk, and Lubick, Naomi, 1997, Iron and manganese oxide mineralization in the Pacific, in Nicholson, Keith, Hein, James R., Buehn, Bernhard, and Dasgupta, Somnath, eds., Manganese mineralization; geochemistry and mineralogy of terrestrial and marine deposits: Geological Society Special Publications, v. 119, p. 123-138.
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Gravity data 073.grav
Magnetics data imag
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Samples data samp    
Seismic data seis    
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