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Summary Information for Field Activity 1981-016-FA

Area of Operations: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 02, 1981 to June 12, 1981

Chief scientist: John Grow
Deborah Hutchinson

Objectives: Determine whether the Connecticut Valley Triassic grabens extend south of New Haven into Long Island Sound. Determine whether sub-basement reflectors can be identified, especially in the vicinity of the gravity maximum which crosses western Long Island Sound and which is part of a major gravity anomaly extending from Georgia to Newfoundland.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Seismic profiles

Summary: 12-channel Seismic data: 301 km; Magnetics: 301 km; Fathometer: 157.3 km.

Contact: John Grow ()
Deborah Hutchinson (

InfoBank: uses the identifier N-2-81-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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