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Summary Information for Field Activity 1981-015-FA

Area of Operations: Florida Straits, West Florida shelf, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 27, 1981 to June 09, 1981

Chief scientist: Peter Johnson

   Chuck Holmes - USGS-Corpus Christi, TX

Objectives: Obtain seismic reflection data in the Florida Straits and the Florida Shelf; photograph the Miocene(?) ledge to confirm the existence of mineral deposits.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping; Photography;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary: Sidescan: 550 km; Minisparker: 1603 km; 3.5 kHz: 608 km; Core (rotary drill): 1; Diver samples: 3; Camera stations: 3.

Contact: Peter Johnson ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1H-81-FL. Visit this site for more information.

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1H-81-FL. Visit this site for more information.

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