Area of Operations: Florida-Hatteras continental slope, inner Blake Plateau, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: April 02, 1978 to April 13, 1978
Chief scientist: Mark Ayers
Fred Keer - USGS
Objectives: Obtain at least 30 piston cores from 21 pre-selected target areas and determine character of bottom sediment in the study area. Subsamples were collected for hydrocarbon content, bacteria taxonomy, geotechnical properties, pore water geochemistry, and age determination.
Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling;
Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Morphology;
Summary: Piston cores: 51, archived at Duke; Box dredges: 26; Rock dredges: 12; Airgun.
Contact: Mark Ayers ()
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