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ID S-4-76-BS
Also Known As SEA476BS
Abstract Chief Scientist: Tracy Vallier. Geological and Geophysical data (dopplersonar, LoranC, transitsatellite, 3dot5khz, magnetics, gravity, boxcore, dartcore, gravitycore, pistoncore, Phlegercore, chaindredge, pipedredge, VanVeengrab, sidescansonar, uniboom, airgun, underwatercamera, expendablebatthermograph, tempsalinometer, integratednavigation) of field activity S-4-76-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 08/03/1976 to 09/14/1976
Chief Scientist Tracy Vallier
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Bering Sea, Alaska, Bering Sea
Bounding Coordinates
-171.68375    -151.84874
Ports leave Kodiak, AK
arrive Dutch Harbor, AK
leave Dutch Harbor, AK
arrive Dutch Harbor, AK
Dates 08/03/1976 (JD 216) to 09/14/1976 (JD 258)
Analog Materials list
A. Kaneps Geologist, Scripps
Al McClenaghan Ship Captain
Alexis Budai Watchstander, Scripps
Andy Stevenson Geologist, USGS Western Region
Byron Ruppel Geophysicist, USGS Western Region
Don Phillips Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region
Dave Klise Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Edith Stanley Geologist, UC Davis
George Redden Watchstander
Gordon Tanner Electronics Technician
Harry Hill Electronics Technician
Jim Gardner Geologist, USGS Western Region
John Cudnohufsky Watchstander
K. Glikman Watchstander
Keith Kvenvolden Geochemist, USGS Western Region
Kelly Mitchell Chief Mate
Mike Underwood Watchstander
Rich Garlow Navigator
Roland Brady Watchstander
Steve Davenport Watchstander
Sam Johnson Geologist, UC Santa Cruz
Steve Lewis Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Tracy Vallier Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Walter Dean Geochemist
Equipment Used
Scanned station descriptions:
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         S476BS
Institution Data Collection ID --- S476BS
NGDC ID ---                        06110002
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          SEA476BS Jim Gardner
Study region ---                   +58.00000,+53.00000,-172.00000,-151.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Tracy Vallier
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 08/03/76     LV KODIAK, AK
Date field data collection ended ---   09/14/76     AR DUTCH HARBOR, AK
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 ---     04/15/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     DOP SON, LOR C RR,SATNAV
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            3.5 KHZ BATHYMETRY
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    2.5 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 ---            MAGNETOMETER
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    1.7 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 ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of gravity data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of gravity in file ---    1.5 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)

Seismic instrumentation --- SHG CHAN SEISMIC
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Vallier, T.L. and Gardner, J.V., 1977, Maps showing types and distribution of
faults interpreted from seismic profiles in the St. George Basin, southern
Bering Sea, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-591, 13 p., 2sheets. URL:
Additional publication information at:

Kvenvolden, K.A., and Redden, G.D., 1977, Hydrocarbon gases in southern Bering
shelf sediments: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, 
no. 7, p. 1063.

Kvenvolden, K.A., and Redden, G.D., 1977, Low molecular weight hydrocarbons in
sediments of the southern Bering Shelf: Geological Society of America
Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, no. 4, p. 449.

Lee-Wong, F., Vallier, T.L., Hopkins, D.M., and Silberman, M.L., 1979,
Preliminary report on the petrography and geochemistry of basalt from the
Pribilof Islands and vicinity, southern Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 79-1556, 53 p.

Lee-Wong, F., and Vallier, T.L., 1979, Petrology of alkali basalt from the
Pribilof Islands region, southern Bering Sea: American Geophysical Union Eos,
Transactions, v. 60, no. 46, p. 972.

Wong, F.L., Vallier, T.L., Underwood, M.B., Gardner, J.V., and Jones, D.L.,
1980, Petrology of rocks from the Pribilof Islands region, southern Bering Sea
shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 162-163.

Simpson, Garey L., Vallier, Tracy L., Pearl, James E., and Lee-Wong, Florence,
1979, Potassium-argon ages and geochemistry of basalt dredged near Saint
George Island, southern Bearing Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 0804-B,
p. B134-B135.

Davis, Alice S., Wong, Florence L., Pickthorn, Leda-Beth G., and Marlow, and
Michael S., 1987, Petrology, geochemistry, and age of basanitoids dredged from
the Bering Sea continental margin west of Navarin Basin: U.S. Geological Survey 
Open-File Report 87-0407, 31 p.
Got Help? For S-4-76-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, 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 grav    
Imagery data      
Magnetics data imag
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Sensors data sensors    
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   010.times    

S-4-76-BS location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-4-76-BS location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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