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ID S-12-78-NC
Abstract Chief Scientists: Mike Field, Sam Clarke. Geological and Geophysical data (integratednavigation, RhoRho, miniranger, transitsatellite, 3dot5khz, magnetics, tempsalinometer, gravitycore, uniboom, airgun, sparker) of field activity S-12-78-NC in Coos Bay, Oregon from 11/02/1978 to 11/12/1978
Chief Scientist Mike Field
Sam Clarke
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Coos Bay, Oregon, Northern California
Bounding Coordinates
-125.44217    -124.21708
Ports leave Coos Bay, OR
arrive Redwood City (Approx.), CA
Dates 11/02/1978 (JD 306) to 11/12/1978 (JD 316)
Analog Materials list
Bill Richmond Geologist, USGS Western Region
Bob Patrick Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Brian Edwards Geologist, USGS Western Region
Carol Hirozawa Navigator, USGS Western Region
Carol Madison Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region
Florence Wong Geologist, USGS Western Region
Garey Simpson Geologist, USGS Western Region
Gary Hill Biologist, USGS Western Region
George Tate Geologist, USGS Western Region
Graig McHendrie Navigator, USGS Western Region
John Chin Geologist, USGS Western Region
John Laingor Chief Mate, USGS Western Region
John Saladin Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Ken Taylor Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region
Kevin O'Toole Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Margaret Goud Navigator, USGS Western Region
Mike Field Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Richard Heagney Ship Captain
Sam Clarke Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
Although these have an NC (Northern California) suffix on the cruise
year, they are all from Oregon - Sam Clarke.
Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and
Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington)
offshore surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series
182, version 1.0. Online at:

Wong, Florence L., 1995, Sediment distribution on a stream-dominated continental margin, Northern California; implications from heavy-mineral studies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-0614, 21 p.
Got Help? For S-12-78-NC, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, organization, owner, project, project number, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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Times   051.times    

S-12-78-NC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-12-78-NC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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