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ID S-2-77-EG
Abstract Chief Scientists: Gary Winkler, George Plafker. Data (12khz, 3dot5khz, gravity, tempsalinometer, integratednavigation, miniranger, dartcore, chaindredge, uniboom, airgun) of field activity S-2-77-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 06/05/1977 to 06/15/1977
Chief Scientist Gary Winkler
George Plafker
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Eastern Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
-152.48824    -135.38438
Ports leave Sitka, AK
arrive Kodiak, AK
Dates 06/05/1977 (JD 156) to 06/15/1977 (JD 166)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
Paula Quinterno
Sue Hunt
Al McClenaghan Ship Captain
Andy Stevenson Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Gary Winkler Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
George Plafker Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Harry Hill Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Howard Sheppard Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region
Jack Hampson Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Jeff Rupert Watchstander, USGS Western Region
John Dunleauey Navigator, USGS Western Region
John Saladin Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Ornulf Johannessen Chief Mate, USGS Western Region
Paula Quinterno Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region
Paula Shryrock Navigator, USGS Western Region
Rich Garlow Navigator, USGS Western Region
Roland Brady Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Sue Hunt Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region
Susan Winkler Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Warren Coonrad Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         S277EG
Institution Data Collection ID --- S277EG
NGDC ID ---                        06110014
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          Gary Winkler
Study region ---                   +60.00000,+57.00000,-153.00000,-135.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             George Plafker
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 06/05/77     LV SITKA,AK
Date field data collection ended ---   06/15/77     AR KODIAK
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      (unspecified)
   Gravity:                        (unspecified)
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     05/21/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     MINIRANGER SHIPBOARD INT. NAV. SYS.
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12 KHZ BATHYMETRY 3.5 KHZ BATHYMETRY
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.5 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 ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of gravity data ---   (unspecified)
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)

Formats of seismic data ---  IN ALL
Plafker, George, and Claypool, George, 1979, Petroleum source rock potential
of rocks dredged from the continental slope in the eastern Gulf of Alaska,
U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 79-295, URL:
Plafker, George, Winkler, Gary R., Hunt, Susan J., Bartsch-Winkler, Susan, Coonrad, Warren L., Quinterno, Paula, 1978, Outcrop samples from the continental slope in the eastern Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 0772-B, p. B97-B101.
Got Help? For S-2-77-EG, we would appreciate any information on -- activity type, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, 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      
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Sensors data      
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   011.times    

S-2-77-EG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-2-77-EG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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