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Summary Information for Field Activity 1985-034-FA

Area of Operations: eastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 02, 1985 to October 22, 1985

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

   Lindsay Parson - British Institute of Oceanographic Sciences (IOS)

Objectives: Long-range sidescan sonar survey of the Gulf of Mexico using the GLORIA system.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: GLORIA Sidescan Sonar: 6,557 km; 10 kHz: 6,734 km; 3.5 kHz: 6,738 km; Airgun: 6,578 km; Magnetometer: 6,712 km.

Contact: Dave Twichell (dtwichell@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-3A-85-GM. Visit this site for more information.

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-3A-85-GM. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/~nancy/tracks/85track/frl85-3a.gif

Platform Info:
FARNELLA

Publications resulting from these data

Lubinski, David J., and Twichell, David C.,1989, Magnetic and bathymetric data from R/V FARNELLA Cruises FRNL85-1, 85-2, and 85-3 in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico EEZ: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-156, 6 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr89156)

Twichell, David C., McGregor, Bonnie A., and Lubinski, David J.,1989, Seismic-reflection data from R/V FARNELLA Cruises FRNL82-7, FRNL85-1, FRNL85-2, and FRNL85-3A in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico EEZ: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-549, 7 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr89549)

Twichell, D, Paskevich, V.F,,1996, GLORIA sidescan-sonar field data and navigation data collected in the Gulf of Mexico during R/V FARNELLA cruises in 1982 and 1985: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-707, CD-ROM. (Also available at http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/of96-707/OPR96_707/INTRO.HTM)

Twichell, David C., Cross, VeeAnn A., Paskevich, Valerie F., Hutchinson, Deborah R., Winters, William J., and Hart, Patrick E.,2007, GIS of selected geophysical and core data in the northern Gulf of Mexico continental slope collected by the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1071, DVD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1071/)


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