Area of Operations: New Jersey inner continental shelf, Corson Inlet to Manasqvan Inlet, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: June 11, 1980 to June 19, 1980
Chief scientist: Marshal Otter
Objectives: The cruise purpose was to make a preliminary high-resolution seismic survey and sidescan sonar survey of the designated stretch of NJ inner continental shelf shoreward of the 10 fm depth since this region has been avoided by deeper-draft oceanographic research vessels. The data will be examined to determine presence and distribution of geologic hazards related to possible petroleum pipeline installation.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived:
Summary: Sidescan sonar data: 796 km; ORE 3.5 kHz data: 880 km; Uniboom data: 888 km.
Contact: Marshal Otter ()
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