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ID L-4-80-WG
Abstract Chief Scientist: Monty Hampton. Geological and Geophysical data (gravitycore, Soutargrab, airgun, uniboom, 3dot5khz, 12khz, sidescansonar, dopplersonar, integratednavigation, RhoRho, miniranger, transitsatellite) of field activity L-4-80-WG in Kodiak Shelf and Shelikof Straits, Western Gulf of Alaska from 06/06/1980 to 06/20/1980
Chief Scientist Monty Hampton
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Samuel Phillips Lee
Area of Operation Kodiak Shelf and Shelikof Straits, Western Gulf of Alaska, Western Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
-155.99190    -151.30402
Ports leave Kodiak, AK
arrive Kodiak, AK
Dates 06/06/1980 (JD 158) to 06/20/1980 (JD 172)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
Mike Torresan
Aaron Dunwald Chief Engineer
Bob Goodfellow Watchstander
Bob Orlando Geologist
Dave Hogg Electronics Technician
Ernie Coleman Chief Mate
Guy Cochrane Watchstander
Jason Rubin Watchstander
Jeff Rupert Mechanical Technician
Jon Erickson Mechanical Technician
Kaye Kinoshita Navigator
Kris Johnson Geologist
Margaret Goud Navigator
Merid Dates Watchstander
Mike Boyle Electronics Technician
Mike Torresan Geologist
Monty Hampton Chief Scientist
Terry Ruff Ship Captain
Tim Vogel Geologist
Equipment Used
Magnetics files were removed from this activity on 2012Oct29
because values were bad and no evidence of magnetic data collection
was present in analog records of this field activity.
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         L480WG
Institution Data Collection ID --- L480WG
NGDC ID ---                        06050034
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          (unspecified)
Study region ---                   +59.00000,+55.00000,-156.00000,-151.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Monty Hampton
Name of vessel ---                 Lee (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 06/06/80     LV KODIAK
Date field data collection ended ---   06/20/80     AR KODIAK
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, but not contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       surveyed, but not contained in data file
   Deep penetration seismics:      not surveyed
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     06/12/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     MINIRANGER,SATNAV
Position determination method ---  PRIM-MINIRANGER SEC-INTEGRATED NAV

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12KHZ NARROW 1 SEC
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  RECORDER ROLLS
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    (unspecified)
General collection rate of bathymetry --- 20/SECONDS
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
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 ---    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 --- UNIBOOM,SINGLE CHANNEL/3.5KHZ WIDE 1 SEC
Formats of seismic data ---  RECORDER ROLLS
Hampton, M.A., 1981, Grain Size and Composition of Seafloor Sediment, Kodiak
Shelf, Alaska, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-659: URL:

Hampton, M.A., Johnson, K.H., Torresan, M.E., and Winters, W.J., 1981, Description of seafloor sediment and preliminary geo-environmental report, Shelikof Strait, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-1133, 87 p.

Hampton, Monty A., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1981, Geology and geochemistry of gas-charged sediment on Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 1, no. 2, p. 141-147.

Hampton, M.A., 1982, Synthesis report; environmental geology of Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0059, 76 p.

Hampton, Monty A., 1982, Shelikof Strait environmental geology, in Bruns, T. R., ed., Hydrocarbon resource report for proposed OCS lease sale 88; southeastern Alaska, northern Gulf of Alaska, Cook Inlet, and Shelikof Strait, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0928, p. 106-114.

Hampton, M.A., 1983, Geotechnical framework study of the Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0171, 87 p.

Hampton, M.A., Geotechnical Framework Study of Shelikof Strait, Alaska, 1983, U.S. Geological Survey Open_File Report 83-200, URL:
Hampton, Monty A., 1985, Quaternary sedimentation in Shelikof Strait, Alaska: Marine Geology, v. 62, no. 3-4, p. 213-253.

Hampton, M.A., 1983, Geology of the Kodiak Shelf, Alaska; environmental considerations for resource development: Continental Shelf Research, v. 1, no. 3, p. 253-281.

Fisher, Michael A., von Huene, Roland, and Hampton, Monty A., 1984, Summary geologic report for petroleum lease sale 0, Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0024, 49 p.

Torresan, Michael E., 1984, Fabric and its relation to sedimentological and geotechnical properties of near-surface sediment in Shelikof Strait, Alaska: San Jose, CA, San Jose State University Masters Thesis.
Got Help? For L-4-80-WG, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, organization, owner, project, project number, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data      
Gravity data 052.grav
Imagery data      
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   052.times    

L-4-80-WG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
L-4-80-WG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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