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Summary Information for Field Activity 1985-029-FA

Area of Operations: Yellow Sea, Peoples Republic of China, Asia, North Pacific

Dates: August 11, 1985 to August 19, 1985

Chief scientist: Jim Booth

   John Milliman - WHOI; Yun-Shan Chin - ASIO

Objectives: Hydroplastic coring, subsampling, and shear strength measurements.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Hydroplastic coring; Shear strength measurements;Hydroplastic coring
Shear strength measurements

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary: Box cores: 8; Kasten cores: 11; Geophysical data: 200 km.

Contact: Jim Booth (

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-1-85-CI. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Booth, James S., and Winters, William J.,1989, Geotechnical description of Yellow Sea sediments with some preliminary geological interpretations: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-149, 265 p.. (Also available at

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Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (

Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (



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