Area of Operations: South Toms Canyon, Carteret Canyon, Baltimore Canyon Trough, Georges Bank, Veatch Canyon, Lydonia Canyon, North Atlantic upper Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: July 30, 1978 to August 09, 1978
Chief scientist: John Aaron
Objectives: Make detailed observations of geologic hazards, especially slumping, along the upper continental slope off Georges Bank and off Baltimore Canyon area.
Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling; Photography; Submersible observations;Submersible observations
Information to be derived: Geologic hazards maps
Summary: DIAPHUS dives: 24; Minisparker: 592 km; 3.5 kHz: 15 km; Van Veen grab samples: 6; Video tapes; Photos.
Contact: John Aaron ()
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