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Summary Information for Field Activity 1975-030-FA

Area of Operations: South Texas inner continental shelf, Matagorda Bay, Texas, United States, Rio Grande, Mexico, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: December 01, 1975 to December 13, 1975

Chief scientist: Chuck Holmes

Objectives: The objective of this program is to apply the land-use concept to the sea floor of the Texas inner shelf and to establish an integrated base of geologic data as background for the investigation for shoreline engineering projects, power plant sitings, and port sitings.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: Approximately 3340 km of minisparker and 1185 km of 3.5 kHz records were obtained. Ship track: 3500 km; Continuous data: 3340 km minisparker 1.0, 3000 km minisparker 0.5, 1185 km 3.5 kHz.

Contact: Chuck Holmes ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-8-75-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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