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ID S-8A-79-WG
Also Known As S879WG
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Arnold Bouma, Monty Hampton. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, uniboom, sidescansonar, gravitycore, underwatertelevision, Hydroproducts, vibratingcore, Soutargrab) of field activity S-8A-79-WG in Kodiak Island, Western Gulf of Alaska from 07/29/1979 to 08/05/1979
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Chief Scientist Arnold Bouma
Monty Hampton
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Kodiak Island, Western Gulf of Alaska, Western Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
-153.24834    -151.40735
Ports leave Homer, AK
arrive Homer, AK
Dates 07/29/1979 (JD 210) to 08/05/1979 (JD 217)
Analog Materials list
Paul Bates Chief Mate, USGS Western Region
Arnold Bouma Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Ed Clukey Geologist, USGS Western Region
Scott Conard Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region
Jon Erickson Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Rich Garlow Navigator, USGS Western Region
Monty Hampton Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Kaye Kinoshita Navigator, USGS Western Region
Jim Nicholson Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Bob Orlando Geologist, USGS Western Region
Vern Pilgrim Ship Captain
Scott Rainsford Mechanical Technician
Mel Rappeport Geologist, USGS Western Region
Ron Schmitz Electronics Technician
Phyllis Swenson Geologist, USGS Western Region
Mike Torresan Geologist, USGS Western Region
Mike Underwood Geologist, USGS Western Region
John Whitney Geologist
Bob Wilson Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
Information to be Derived
Bathymetry, side scan images, seismic reflection profiles, underwater
video, samples.
Hampton, M.A., 1981, Grain Size and Composition of Seafloor Sediment, Kodiak
Shelf, Alaska, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-659: URL:

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.

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

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.
Got Help? For S-8A-79-WG, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, notes, owner, project, project number, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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Imagery data      
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Sensors data sensors    
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
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S-8A-79-WG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-8A-79-WG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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