Field methods

Research procedures and instrumental means to measure, collect data and samples, and observe in the natural areas where the materials, phenomena, structures, or species being studied occur.
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Gulf of Mexico Marine Geology and Geophysics from Field Activity: A-1-97-GM: East Flower Garden Bank bathymetry and backscatter data

Bathymetry and seafloor backscatter data for the Flower Gardens National Marine Sanctuary are provided in TIFF image format. This data set contains data, metadata, and formal metadata associated with a marine data collection activity referred to by the US

Gulf of Mexico Marine Geology and Geophysics from Field Activity: A-1-97-GM: West Flower Garden Bank bathymetry and backscatter data

Bathymetry and seafloor backscatter data for the Flower Gardens National Marine Sanctuary are provided in TIFF image format. This data set contains data, metadata, and formal metadata associated with a marine data collection activity referred to by the US

Bathymetry and Acoustic Backscatter of Crater Lake, Oregon from Field Activity: S-1-00-OR

These data include high-resolution bathymetry and calibrated acoustic backscatter in XYZ ASCII and ArcInfo GRID format generated from the 2000 multibeam sonar survey of Crater Lake, Oregon.

Digital Bathymetric Model of Mono Lake, California

In 1986 and 1987, Pelagos Corporation of San Diego (now Racal Pelagos) undertook a bathymetric survey of Mono Lake in eastern California for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP). The result of that survey was a series of maps at various sca

Sea floor maps showing topography, sun-illuminated topographic imagery, and backscatter intensity of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Region off Boston, Massachusetts

This data set contains the sea floor topographic contours, sun-illuminated topographic imagery, and backscatter intensity generated from a multibeam sonar survey of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts, an area of

Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio magnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

Gravity and magnetic surveys over the Santa Rita fault system, southeastern Arizona

Gravity station data and hand-held magnetometer measurements with analysis and description of methodology.

Gravity and ground magnetic data from selected traverses in the Amargosa desert and vicinity, Nevada and California

Maps of aeromagnetic data and a table of gravity station data embedded in the PDF report, not as separate files

Geophysical studies of the Crump Geyser known geothermal resource area, Oregon, in 1975

Gravity map and data used to infer details of the geologic structure of the area. Surveys were conducted during or prior to 1975.

Gravity data from Dry Lake and Delamar Valleys, east-central Nevada

Principal facts (gravity observations) for 185 new stations

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Gravity and aeromagnetic surveying and modeling lines

Lines in this cover show where gravity oe aeromagnetic data have been modelled to constrain subsurface structure. Gravity and magnetic signatures result from deep structure, such as might be at hypocentral depths of earthquakes. We show only the lines for

Geologic map of the Tetilla Peak quadrangle, Santa Fe and Sandoval Counties, New Mexico

This digital geologic map summarizes all available geologic information for the Tetilla Peak quadrangle located immediately southwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The geologic map consists of new polygon (geologic map units) and line (contact, fault, fold ax

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Magnetotelluric sounding points and modelling lines

Magnetotelluric soundings give data that can help define the l electricamagnetic properties of rocks, and with other geophysical data help define the structure of the shallow crust where earthquakes occur. The sounding points in this cover show where data

Sea floor topography and backscatter intensity of the historic area remediation site

This data set includes topography and backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS), located offshore of New York and New Jersey. The data were collected with a multibeam sea floor mapping system on surveys conducted

Sea floor topography and backscatter intensity of the Hudson Shelf Valley Region.

This data set includes topography and backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Hudson Shelf Valley, located offshore of New York and New Jersey. The data were collected with a multibeam sea floor mapping system on surveys conducted November 23 - Dec

Station, sample, video, and photo loctions in the New York Bight

This data set shows the locations of stations, samples, photographs and videos collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the New York Bight on four research cruises carried out between 1996 and 2000.

Deep-towed chirp profiles of the Blake Ridge collapse structure collected on USGS cruises 92023 and 95023 aboard the R/V Cape Hatteras in 1992 and 1995

This CD-ROM contains copies of the navigation and deep-towed chirp subbottom data collected aboard the R/V Cape Hatteras on cruises 92023 and 95023 in 1992 and 1995 respectively. This CD-ROM is (Compact Disc-Read Only Memory UDF (Universal Disc Format) CD

High-resolution multichannel seismic-reflection data acquired in the northern Gulf of Mexico, 1998-99

This report consists of two-dimensional marine seismic reflection profile data from the northern Gulf of Mexico. These data were acquired in 1998 and 1999 with the Research Vessels Tommy Munro (M1-98-GM) and Gyre (G1-99-GM). The data are available in bi

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismic reflection lines

This cover includes seismic reflection lines that have geophysical cross-sectional interpretations constraining subsurface structures that may penetrate to hypocentral depths. Lines were gathered from theses, dissertations, and publications.

Landslides triggered by Hurricane Mitch in El Salvador

This cover contains the outlines of landslides and debris flows caused by heavy rainfall associated with Hurricane Mitch in October-November 1998. The landslides and debris flows shown in this coverage were mapped using 1:40,00-scale and 1:15,000-scale b

Older landslides (before Hurricane Mitch) in El Salvador

This cover contains the outlines of selected landslides and debris flows that occurred prior to Hurricane Mitch in the areas where hurricane-induced landslides were mapped. The landslides and debris flows shown in this coverage were mapped using 1:40,00-

Ground-magnetic studies of the Amargosa desert region, California and Nevada

Hand-held magnetometer and sample magnetic susceptibility measurements used to help interpret complex patterns in the magnetic anomaly of this area.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: COCORP seismic reflection surveys

This cover contains locations of two COCORP lines that cross the study area.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismograph Network station locations

This cover contains station locations of the New Madrid Seismic Network within the study boundary. The network is a cooperative project of Saint Louis University and Memphis State University. Operation of the network has been continuous since June 1975, b

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Locations of stress orientations

NOTE: Location of one point, near -88.65, 38.95, was incorrect when Sheet A was published. The location is .5 degree south, and is corrected in this dataset. This cover contains locations of places where greatest horizontal compressive stress (S(Hmax)) o

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Strong Motion Program station locations

This cover contains locations of strong motion accelerograph instruments located in the lower Wabash Valley. The instruments are operated by Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, the University of Kentucky, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Strong Mot

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Temporary seismic network station locations

This cover contains the locations of stations deployed in the temporary network by M.W. Hamburger, G.L.Povlis, and others at Indiana University from October 1995 through June 1996. 20 three-component digital instruments were deployed near the Wabash River

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Global Positioning System stations

This cover contains the location of global positioning system stations that are located within the project boundary. Several GPS networks with various monument spacings are being used to monitor deformation in parts or all of the Mississippi embayment. On

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismic refraction lines

This cover includes seismic refraction lines that have geophysical cross sectional interpretations constraining subsurface structures that may penetrate to hypocentral depths. Lines were gathered from theses, dissertations, and publications.