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ID L-7-83-SP
Abstract Chief Scientists: Keith Lewis, Monty Hampton. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, uniboom, airgun, sidescansonar, 24channel, sonobuoy, airgunmonitor, gravitycore) of field activity L-7-83-SP in Southern Pacific from 12/28/1983 to 01/03/1984
Chief Scientist Keith Lewis
Monty Hampton
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Samuel Phillips Lee
Area of Operation Southern Pacific, South Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
172.74747     179.61952
Ports leave Wellington, New Zealand
arrive Lyttelton, New Zealand
Dates 12/28/1983 (JD 362) to 01/03/1984 (JD 003)
Analog Materials list
Aaron Dunwald Chief Engineer
Al McClenaghan Ship Captain
Barb Blubaugh Navigator
Chris Poppe Chief Mate
Duane Gibson Geologist
Edwin Arron Geologist, NZOI
Fred Davey Geophysicist
Hal Williams Mechanical Technician
Jarg Pettinga Geologist, CU NZ
Gerry O'Brien Mechanical Technician
Jon Childs Geophysicist
June Cahill Watchstander, NZGS
Keith Kvenvolden Geochemist
Keith Lewis Chief Scientist, NZOI
Kris Johnson Navigator
Marge Golan-Bac Navigator
Monty Hampton Chief Scientist
Richard Beetham Geologist
Rick Viall Electronics Technician
Steve Wilson Electronics Technician, Magnavox
Susan Dunwald Unspecified Investigator
Terry Kelley Electronics Technician
Terry Pile Geologist, Magnavox
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         L783SP
Institution Data Collection ID --- L783SP
NGDC ID ---                        06050067
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          SOUTH PACIFIC / NEW ZEALAND
Study region ---                   -39.00000,-42.00000,+175.00000,+180.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             MONTY HAMPTON, KEITH LEWIS
Name of vessel ---                 Lee (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 12/29/83     AR LYTTELTON,NZ
Date field data collection ended ---   12/31/83     LV WELLINGTON,N.Z.
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        (unspecified)
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     07/07/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     (unspecified)
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12KHZ
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANALOG
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 ---            PROTON PRECESSION MAG
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    0.8 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 ---    (unspecified)
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/UNIBOOM/MULTI.MNTR
Formats of seismic data --- ANALOG
Pettinga, Jarg R., Lewis, Keith B., Hampton, Monty A., and Davey, Fred J., 1984, 
interpretations of near-surface multi-channel seismic data, across the obliquely 
Hikurangi margin; offshore eastern North Island, in Geological Society of New 
Zealand annual
conference 1984; programme and abstracts: Geological Society of New Zealand 
Publication, v. 31A. 

Davey, F.J., Hampton, M.A., Childs, J.R., Fisher, M.A., Lewis, K., and Pettinga, J.R., 1986, Structure of a growing accretionary prism, Hikurangi margin, New Zealand: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 14, no. 8, p. 663-666.

Davey, Frederick J., Hampton, M.A., and Lewis, K., 1986, Convergent plate margin east of North Island, New Zealand: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 70, no. 7, p. 918-919.

Kvenvolden, Keith A; Golan-Bac, Margaret, 1987, Methane and other hydrocarbon gases in sediments of the southern Pacific Ocean: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-0401, 23 p.

Lewis, Keith B., Pettinga, J.R., Hampton, M.A., and Davey, Frederick J., 1986, Sedimentary patterns at the Hikurangi Margin accretionary prism, in Sediments down-under; 12th international sedimentological congress: Canberra, Australia, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics.

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.

Kvenvolden, Keith A., and Niem, A.R., 1989, Hydrocarbon gases in sediments of the Solomon Islands area, in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 12, p. 283-286.
Got Help? For L-7-83-SP, 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 054.grav
Imagery data      
Magnetics data imag
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data seis    
Times   054.times    

L-7-83-SP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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