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ID L-6-78-AR
Abstract Chief Scientists: Art Grantz, Steve Eittreim. Geophysical data (Burgairgun, uniboom, airgun, 24channel, sonobuoy, airgunmonitor, 3dot5khz, gravity, integratednavigation, transitsatellite) of field activity L-6-78-AR in Arctic from 08/26/1978 to 09/20/1978
Chief Scientist Art Grantz
Steve Eittreim
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Samuel Phillips Lee
Area of Operation Arctic, Arctic Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-176.25916    -157.17506
Ports leave Nome, AK
arrive Nome, AK
Dates 08/26/1978 (JD 238) to 09/20/1978 (JD 263)
Analog Materials list
A-Lan Von Hornlein Watchstander
Art Grantz Chief Scientist
Bob Briggs Chief Engineer
Cheryl Price Watchstander
Dave Hogg Mechanical Technician
Dave Dinter Navigator
Frank Johnson Chief Mate
Glen Barker Mechanical Technician
Jack Lee Electronics Technician
Jean Cassand Unsp Investigatr
Jon Greenberg Dafe Curator
Nancy Marks Watchstander
Olive Whitney Navigator
Pat Hart Watchstander
Paul Kolling Watchstander
Dennis Mann Watchstander
Steve Davenport Navigator
Steve Eittreim Chief Scientist
Terry Kelley Electronics Technician
Terry Ruff Ship Captain
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         L678AR
Institution Data Collection ID --- L678AR
NGDC ID ---                        06050024
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          Steve Eittreim
Study region ---                   +74.00000,+64.00000,-177.00000,-157.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Art Grantz
Name of vessel ---                 Lee (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 08/27/78     LV NOME,ALASKA
Date field data collection ended ---   09/20/78     AR NOME, ALASKA
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      (unspecified)
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       surveyed, contained in data file
   Deep penetration seismics:      surveyed, contained in data file
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     05/29/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     INTEGRATED NAV SYSTEM SATELLITE NAVIGATI
Position determination method ---  ON

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            BATHY-3.5 KHZ
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.2 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 ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    (unspecified)
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 ---            BURG-AIRGUN
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)

Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Agena, W.F., Lee, M.W., and Hart, P.E., 2001, Reprocessing of multi-channel
seismic-reflection data collected in the Chukchi Sea., U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 2001-330, URL:
Additional publication information at:

Tolson, Ralph B., Grantz, Arthur, and Mann, Dennis M., 1987, Multichannel
seismic-reflection data from the southern Chukchi Sea: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 87-0019, 7 p. URL:
Additional publication information available at:

Grantz, Arthur, Mann, Dennis M., and May, Steven D., 1986, Multichannel 
data collected in 1978 in the eastern Chukchi Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
86-0206, 4 p. URL:
Additional publication information at:

Grantz, Arthur and Greenberg, Jonathan, 1981, Map showing tracklines of 
high-resolution Uniboom seismic reflection profiles collected August 26 through 
September 19, 1978, on the Chukchi Sea, 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-33, URL:
Additional publication pdf URL:
Got Help? For L-6-78-AR, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, notes, 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 bath    
Gravity data 011.grav
Imagery data      
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Seismic data seis    
Times   011.times    

L-6-78-AR location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
L-6-78-AR location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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