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Summary Information for Field Activity 1987-007-FA

Area of Operations: Horizon Guyot, Magellan Rise, Mid-Pacific Mountains, North Pacific

Dates: February 28, 1987 to April 01, 1987

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

   Kenneth Smith - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Objectives: Study sediment transport processes and the geotechnical behavior of sediment on seamounts.

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Summary: ALVIN dives #1806, 1807, 1809, 1810, 1812, and 1814 resulted in biologic and sedimentologic samples and data from 34 stations. Push cores: 19; Box cores: 10; Rock samples: 2; Biologic data.

Contact: Bill Schwab (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-87-HW. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Schwab, William C., Hein, James R., Smith, Kenneth L., Jr., de Moustier, Christian, Levin, Lisa A., Genin, Amatzia, Wakefield, W. Waldo, and Baldwin, Roberta J.,1988, Maps showing the Seabeam bathymetry and sedimentologic and biologic sample locations on Horizon Guyot, Mid-Pacific Mountains, and a summary of existing data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-298, 14 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at

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