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Summary Information for Field Activity 1982-010-FA

Area of Operations: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 16, 1982 to April 30, 1982

Chief scientist: Anne Trehu

Objectives: Test the coupling response of the USGS ocean bottom seismometer (OBIP) for several different anchor configurations and bottom sediment types. The tests were conducted by instantaneously releasing a float attached to the instrument package and recording the sediment-instrument resonance thus excited. Grab samples were also taken at the two sites tested.

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Summary: Tests were conducted at two stations on three days only: Station 1 (April 16th, April 20th, and April 30th) and Station 2 (April 30th only).

Contact: Anne Trehu ()

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