Summary for Field Activity Number 1997-006-FA

Area of Operations: offshore Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 05, 1997 to April 25, 1997

Objectives: A turbidity current pathway on the Louisiana slope was to be mapped with SIS-7000, seismic profiles, and piston cores to understand sand deposit formation. The study area was between 26 and 27.5 deg. N and 91 and 92 deg. W in water depths ranging from 800-2,800 m.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary:

USGS Project Number: 7241-34110

Contact: Dave Twichell (dtwichell@usgs.gov)

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Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
04881LINE1-1600118:16 04/06/199721:00 04/12/1997 3.5K-
04882LINE1-9,CORE1-400217:44 04/16/199716:30 04/17/1997 3.5K-
04883LINE9-23,CORE5-1500319:05 04/19/199713:30 04/21/1997 3.5K-
04884LINE24-28,CORE15-2400413:30 04/21/199717:45 04/22/1997 3.5K-
04885LINE29-33,CORE25-3800517:50 04/22/199700:00 04/25/1997 3.5K-

Data and publications on CD-ROM/DVD-ROM:

Inventory ## per setData TypeContentsAuthorYearReport #FormatTitleRemarks
000101/02SEISGI AIRGUN/L2-14TWICHELL D1997INTERNAL ARCHIVE GULF OF MEXICO ARCHIVE DISK
000202/02SEISGI AIRGUN/L15-20TWICHELL D1997INTERNAL ARCHIVE GULF OF MEXICO ARCHIVE DISK
000301/01SSS SEISSIS 7000/L1-9 ?TWICHELL D1997INTERNAL ARCHIVE GULF OF MEXICO ARCHIVE DISK
000401/01GEOLPISTON CORES 1-6,PHOTOSTWICHELL D1997INTERNAL ARCHIVE GULF OF MEXICO ARCHIVE DISK
034901/03PublicationGI GUN SEGY,NAV LINE2-7NEALON JW, DILLON WP, TWICHELL DC2000OF99-0449SEISMIC REFLECTION RESULTS GYRE 1997 BRYANT CANYON LA GULF COAST
035002/03PublicationGI GUN SEGY,NAV LINE8-13NEALON JW, DILLON WP, TWICHELL DC2000OF99-0449SEISMIC REFLECTION RESULTS GYRE 1997 BRYANT CANYON LA GULF COAST
035103/03PublicationGI GUN SEGY,NAV LINE14-20NEALON JW, DILLON WP, TWICHELL DC2000OF99-0449SEISMIC REFLECTION RESULTS GYRE 1997 BRYANT CANYON LA GULF COAST
280101/01PublicationGIS SEIS SAMP N GULF MEXICOTWICHELL, CROSS, PASKEVICH, HUTCHINSON, WINTERS, *20060808OF 2005-1071GIS SELECTD GEOPHYSICAL AND CORE DATA NORTHERN GULF MEXICO CONTINENTAL SLOPE COLLECTED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 2005*DFRN, FRNL; *HART