Area of Operations: Block Canyon, Atlantis Canyon, Mud Patch, southern New England continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: May 15, 1978 to May 20, 1978
Chief scientist: Dave Twichell
Objectives: Map the surface character, thickness and extent of the Mud Patch sediment lens to define the origin and present processes responsible for the development of this anomalous sediment deposit.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea floor map;
Summary: No sidescan lines 1-5; equipment problems. Huntec boomer: 941 km; Klein sidescan sonar: 673 km; EDO Western 60 kHz echo sounder: 941 km.
Contact: Dave Twichell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-78-NE. Visit this site for more information.