Area of Operations: Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America
Dates: November 09, 1975 to February 01, 1976
Chief scientist: Jack Hathaway
H. Peyton Herman - US Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE)
Objectives: Drill a continuous core well near the geographic center of Nantucket Island to assess the total thickness of freshwater in sediments and obtain new stratigraphic information near the shoreward margin of the Georges Bank basin.
Type of Activity: Well 6001;Well 6001
Information to be derived: Morphology; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;
Summary: Depth: 514 m. Data: cores; pore water samples; salinity values; electric logs; photos.
Contact: Jack Hathaway (firstname.lastname@example.org)