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ID S-7-78-WG
Abstract Chief Scientists: Dave Cacchione, Dave Drake. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, sparker, sidescansonar, transmissometer, tempsalinometer, Geoprobe, underwatertelevision, core, underwatercamera, CTDmeter, Hydroproducts, gravitycore, Soutargrab, VanVeengrab, VanDornbottle, uniboom, airgun) of field activity S-7-78-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 07/24/1978 to 07/31/1978
Chief Scientist Dave Cacchione
Dave Drake
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Western Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
-152.79384    -149.37936
Ports leave Seward, AK
arrive Homer, AK
Dates 07/24/1978 (JD 205) to 07/31/1978 (JD 212)
Analog Materials list
Arnold Bouma Geologist, USGS Western Region
Dave Cacchione Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Ed Clukey Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Dave Drake Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Jim Gardner Geologist, USGS Western Region
Monty Hampton Geologist, USGS Western Region
Carol Madison Navigator, USGS Western Region
Jim Nicholson Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Bob Patrick Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Mel Rappeport Navigator
Bill Schwab Watchstander, USGS Woods Hole
George Tate Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Chuck Totman Watchstander
Pat Wiberg Dafe Curator
Bob Wilson Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         S778WG
Institution Data Collection ID --- S778WG
NGDC ID ---                        06110025
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          Dave Drake
Study region ---                   +61.00000,+58.00000,-153.00000,-149.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Dave Cacchione
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 07/24/78     LV SEWARD, AK
Date field data collection ended ---   07/31/78     AR HOMER, AK
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 ---     11/30/90
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

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

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            3.5KHZ BATHYMETRY 12 KHZ BATHYMETRY
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    2.7 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
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)

Seismic instrumentation --- 120 KJOULE SPARKER
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1978, High resolution seismic profiles, side 
scan sonar
records, and sampling locations from lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak Shelf, R/V SEA SOUNDER
cruise S7-77-WG, September-October 1977: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
78-727, 25 p.

Magoon, L.B., Bouma, A.H., Fisher, M.A., Hampton, M.A., Scott, E.W., and Wilson, C.L., 1979, Resource report for proposed OCS sale no. 60, lower Cook Inlet-Shelikof Strait, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-600, 38 p.

Whitney, J.W., Noonan, W.G., Thurston, D., Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska; do those large sand waves migrate?: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 11, v. 2, p. 1071-1082.

Bouma, A.H., Rappeport, M.L., Orlando, R.C., Cacchione, D.A., Drake, D.E., Garrison, L.E., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Bedform characteristics and sand transport in a region of large sand waves, lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 11, v. 2, p. 1083-1094.

Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Movement of bedforms in the lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 152.

Nio, S.D., van den Berg, J.H., Goesten, M., and Smulders, F., 1980, Dynamics and sequential analysis of a mesotidal shoal and intershoal channel complex in the eastern Scheldt (southwestern Netherlands), in Bouma, A.H., Gorsline, D.S., Monty, C., and Allen, G.P., eds., Shallow marine processes and products: Sedimentary Geology, v. 26, no. 1-3, p. 263-279.

Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Cacchione, D.A., and Drake, D.E., 1980, Alaskan Continental Shelf sediment dynamics: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 156-157.

Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Nelson, C.H., Thor, D.R., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Redden, G.D., 1980, Gas-charged sediments and associated features of the Alaskan Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 157-158.

Hampton, M.A., 1982, Synthesis report; environmental geology of lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0197, 55 p.

Hampton, Monty A., 1982, Lower Cook Inlet environmental geology, in Bruns, T. R., ed., Hydrocarbon resource report for proposed OCS lease sale 88; southeastern Alaska, northern Gulf of Alaska, Cook Inlet, and Shelikof Strait, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0928, p. 95-105.

Bouma, Arnold H., and Hampton, Monty A., 1986, Environmental geology, in Magoon, Leslie B., ed., Geologic studies of the lower Cook Inlet COST no. 1 well, Alaska outer continental shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1596, p. 11-15.

Hampton, Monty A., Carlson, Paul R., Lee, Homa J., and Feely, Richard A., 1986, Geomorphology, sediment, and sedimentary processes, Hood, Donald W., and Zimmerman, Steven T., eds., The Gulf of Alaska; physical environment and biological resources: Seattle, WA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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