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Summary Information for Field Activity 1981-018-FA

Area of Operations: continental shelf between Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Newburyport, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 19, 1981 to June 30, 1981

Chief scientist: Ken Parolski

   Francis S. Birch, Associate Professor of Earth Sciences, University of NH

Objectives: Map glacial and post-glacial sediments and bedrock.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sidescan sonar data

Summary: Uniboom data: 480 km; Sidescan data: 325 km; Magnetics: 150 km; 3.5 kHz data: <100 km. Magnetometer and 3.5 kHz data are of very poor quality because of instrument malfunction.

Contact: Ken Parolski (

InfoBank: uses the identifier N-3-81-NH. Visit this site for more information.

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