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Summary for Field Activity Number 1992-019-FA

Alternate Leg ID: LEGS 2-8-92; 92-8

Area of Operations: offshore Lorain and Vermilion, Ohio, Lake Erie, Great Lakes, United States, North America

Dates: August 14, 1992 to August 23, 1992

Objectives: To test feasibility of operating sidescan sonar from a small (22 ft) vessel in the very nearshore zone of Lake Erie and to ground truth via diving unique bottom features observed on previous sidescan sonar records.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Approximately 25 nautical line miles (nlm) were run in both the nearshore zone and as site-specific lines over previously recorded features. A total of 14 dives were made (7 each by 2 divers) on 3 different sites. Bottom samples, descriptions and 8mm video were collected on each of the 3 sites. On 1 site, a 1.78 m core was taken. This core was later extruded, described and subsampled.

USGS Project Number: LAKE ERIE, OH CO-OP

Contact: Ron Circe ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-19-92-LE. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
GS-1 PIKE

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

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
046781-19 00112:40 08/17/199217:08 09/17/1992 SSS- PHOTOCOPY-ORIGINAL W/NATE FULLER-OGS
0467920-26,DIVE2 00212:00 08/18/199216:00 09/20/1992 SSS- PHOTOCOPY-ORIGINAL W/NATE FULLER-OGS
0468027-29 00307:48 08/21/199211:55 09/21/1992 SSS- PHOTOCOPY-ORIGINAL W/NATE FULLER-OGS
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