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Summary Information for Field Activity 1979-006-FA

Area of Operations: Monomoy Island, Nauset Beach, outer Cape barrier islands, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 16, 1979 to April 20, 1979

Chief scientist: Bill Dillon
Harley Knebel

Objectives: To study the development of barrier islands; to document the frequency and rate of migration of inlets that breach barrier islands; to define the characteristics of shoreface ridges on a barrier island; and to prepare the boat and personnel for field operations this spring and summer.

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Information to be derived:

Summary: Uniboom records: 98 km; Sidescan sonar records: 98 km.

Contact: Sally Needell ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier N-1-79-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Knebel, Harley J.,1981, Seismic-reflection and sidescan-sonar data collected off eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts, during April 1979: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-184, 6 p.. (Available as a PDF version)

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