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ID L-9-80-BS
Abstract Chief Scientists: Gary Boucher, Mike Fisher. Geophysical data (sonobuoy, 12khz, 3dot5khz, airgun, gravity, magnetics, airgunmonitor, bathnav, bathgravnav, LoranC, dopplersonar, integratednavigation, transitsatellite, uniboom, 24channel) of field activity L-9-80-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 09/24/1980 to 10/06/1980
Chief Scientist Gary Boucher
Mike Fisher
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Samuel Phillips Lee
Area of Operation Bering Sea, Alaska, Bering Sea
Bounding Coordinates
-169.58138    -163.07487
Ports leave Nome, AK
arrive Nome, AK
Dates 09/24/1980 (JD 268) to 10/06/1980 (JD 280)
Analog Materials list
Barb Blubaugh Navigator
Darrell Klingman Geophysicist
Dave Jones Geophysicist
Dave Melendrez Chief Mate
Gary Boucher Chief Scientist
Glen Barker Mechanical Technician
Gordon Tanner Electronics Technician
Guy Cochrane Geophysicist
Jim Saltzgaber Chief Engineer
Kaye Kinoshita Navigator
Larry Flora Watchstander
Lyn Smith Navigator
Mike Fisher Chief Scientist
Paul Wenberg Mechanical Technician
Richard Heagney Ship Captain
Roy Fields Electronics Technician
Susan Besser Dafe Curator
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         L980BS
Institution Data Collection ID --- L980BS
NGDC ID ---                        06050039
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          (unspecified)
Study region ---                   +65.00000,+61.00000,-170.00000,-163.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             MIKE FISHER, GARY BOUCHER
Name of vessel ---                 Lee (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 09/24/80     NOME ALASKA (DEPART)
Date field data collection ended ---   10/06/80     NOME ALASKA (ARRIVE)
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 ---     06/12/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     SATNAV,LORAN-C,DOPPLAR SONAR
Position determination method ---  PRIM-SATNAV, SEC-INTEGRATED NAV

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12KHZ NARROW 1 SEC, 3.5KHZ WIDE 1 SEC
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  RECORDER ROLLS
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    3.2 minutes
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 ---            PROTON PRECESSION MAG-GEOMETRICS G-801
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    3.3 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- 4 seconds
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         213 meters
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   IGRF-75
Method of applying residual field ---    LINEAR INTERP. BETWEEN NAV PTS.

Gravity instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of gravity data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of gravity in file ---    3.0 minutes
General collection rate of gravity --- 15 seconds
Theoretical gravity formula ---        International 1930
Reference system ---                   System IGSN 71
Corrections applied ---                DRIFT CORRECTIONS
Starting land tie ---                  968898.6   NOME, ALASKA
Ending land tie   ---                  968898.3   NOME, ALASKA

Seismic instrumentation --- UNIBOOM, 24 CHANNEL
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Mann, Dennis M., and Fisher, Michael A., 1991, Multichannel seismic-reflection
data collected in 1980 in Norton Sound, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 91-0254, 4 p., 1 sheet.
Got Help? For L-9-80-BS, 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 052.grav
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Seismic data seis    
Times   052.times    

L-9-80-BS location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
L-9-80-BS location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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