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ID S-9-79-WG
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Mike Fisher. Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, magnetics, LoranC, transitsatellite, uniboom, airgun, gravity, dartcore, chaindredge, Soutargrab) of field activity S-9-79-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 08/18/1979 to 08/31/1979
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Chief Scientist Mike Fisher
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Western Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
-157.74535    -148.81888
Ports leave Kodiak, AK, Coast Guard
arrive Kodiak, AK, Coast Guard
Dates 08/18/1979 (JD 230) to 08/31/1979 (JD 243)
Analog Materials list
Barb Blubaugh Navigator, USGS Western Region
Bob Patrick Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Darrell Klingman Watchstander
Dennis Giovannetti Watchstander
George Moore Unsp Investigatr, USGS Western Region
Glen Barker Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Guy Cochrane Watchstander, USGS Western Region
John Dunlavey Navigator
John Saladin Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Ken Taylor Chief Engineer
Kevin O'Toole Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Mike Fisher Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Pat McClellan Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Paul Bates Chief Mate
Rich Garlow Navigator, USGS Western Region
Ross Voorhees Watchstander
Scott Rainsford Watchstander
Vernon Pilgrim Ship Captain
Equipment Used
Information to be Derived
Seismic reflection profiles, bathymetry, gravity, samples,
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         S979WG
Institution Data Collection ID --- S979WG
NGDC ID ---                        06110038
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          (unspecified)
Study region ---                   +59.00000,+55.00000,-158.00000,-148.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Mike Fisher
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 08/18/79     LV KODIAK - COAST GUARD
Date field data collection ended ---   08/31/79     AR KODIAK - COAST GUARD
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 ---     06/09/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

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

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.8 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 ---    1.5 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 --- (unspecified)
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Fisher, M. A., von Huene, R. E., and Hampton, M. A., 1984,
Summary geologic report for petroleum lease sale 100, Kodiak Shelf, Alaska:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-24, 49 p., URL:
Fisher, Michael A., von Huene, Roland, and Steele, William Clinton, 1983,
Marine free-air gravity map of the western Gulf of Alaska, lower Cook Inlet, and 
Shelikof Strait, Alaska:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-52, 2 maps, URL:
Got Help? For S-9-79-WG, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, kms of navigation, national plan, notes, 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 011.grav
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   011.times    

S-9-79-WG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-9-79-WG location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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