Area of Operations: Atlantic continental slope, rise and margin, offshore Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: May 20, 1973 to June 15, 1973
Chief scientist: John Schlee
Patrick Taylor - USN Oceanographic Office
Objectives: Geophysical survey.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; gravity; magnetics; bathymetry;gravity
Information to be derived: Morphology;
Summary: Collected continuous seismic profiles (Lines AB, BD, DE, EF, FG, and GH), sidescan sonar, gravity, and magnetics (deep towed magnetometer over quiet magnetic zone).
Contact: John Schlee (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1-73-NE. Visit this site for more information.
Publications resulting from these data
Schlee, J., Mattick, R. E., Taylor, D. J., Girard, O. W., Grow, J., Rhodehamel, E. C., Perry, W. J., Jr., Bayer, K. C., Furbush, M., Clifford, C. P., and Lees, J. A.,1975, Sediments, structural framework, petroleum potential, environmental conditions, and operational considerations of the United States North Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-353, 179 p.. (Available as a PDF version)
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Data Types and Locations:
Cruise track chart for May 25-31 and June 12-13, 1973 with days and 15 minute positions.
Lines AB, BD, GH (pdf file) Part 1 of cruise track chart with line numbers, days, and 15 minute positions.
Lines BD, FG, GH (pdf file) Part 2 of cruise track chart with line numbers, days, and 15 minute positions.
Lines AB, BD, DE, EF, FG, GH (pdf file) Part 3 of cruise track chart with line numbers, days, and 15 minute positions.
Chief Scientist's cruise abstract including personnel, equipment, etc.