Alternate Leg ID: LACOSS I; 82-C-1
Area of Operations: Cameron, Louisiana, southwestern Louisiana continental shelf, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: August 24, 1982 to September 22, 1982
Objectives: Collect high-resolution geophysical profiles on the inner continental shelf of southwestern Louisiana. This work, done in cooperation with the Louisiana Geological Survey, was to map nearshore geology and inventory sand resources.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Information to be derived: Sea floor map
High-resolution geophysical profiles
Summary: Numerous mechanical difficulties with R/V CARANCAHUA, but 300 km of high-quality ORE Uniboom data were obtained near Cameron, Louisiana.
USGS Project Number: LA CO-OP
Contact: John Suter ()