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Summary Information for Field Activity 1987-010-FA

Area of Operations: Hudson Canyon, New England continental slope and rise, New England Sea Mounts, New York, Massachusetts, United States EEZ, Nova Scotia Rise, Canada, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: March 28, 1987 to April 25, 1987

Chief scientist: Dennis O'Leary

   Eric Darlington - IOS, UK

Objectives: To obtain complete GLORIA long-range sidescan sonar image coverage within the area of operations as well as ancilliary seismic reflection profile data and magnetometer profile data. Pursuant to Project Implementation Plan no. 7, Annex 8, between USGS and National Environment Research Council (NERC) of the U.K.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary: GLORIA Sidescan sonar: 10,042 km total (U.S. EEZ: 6882 km; Canada Rise: 3160 km); Airgun: 10,042 km total (U.S. EEZ: 6882 km; Canada Rise: 3160 km); 3.5 kHz: 10,042 km total (U.S. EEZ: 6882 km; Canada Rise: 3160 km); 10 kHz: 10,042 km total (U.S. EEZ: 6882 km; Canada Rise: 3160 km); XBT: 27 total; Magnetics: 10,042 km total (U.S. EEZ: 6882 km; Canada Rise: 3160 km).

Contact: Dennis O'Leary ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-3-87-NE. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://coastalmap.marine.usgs.gov/regional/contusa/index.html

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Platform Info:
photo of FARNELLA
FARNELLA

Publications resulting from these data

Lubinski, David, Hughes-Clarke, John, Dillon, William, O'Leary, Dennis, Popenoe, Peter, Robb, James, and Schmuck, Eric,1990, Magnetic and bathymetric data from R/V FARNELLA Cruises FRNL87-1, 87-2, 87-3, 87-4, and 87-5 in the U.S. Atlantic Margin EEZ, southern Blake Escarpment, and Nova Scotia continental rise: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-254, 11 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr90254)

Chaytor, J.D., Twichell, D.C., ten Brink, U.S., Buczkowski, B.J. and Andrews, B.D.,2007, Revisiting submarine mass movements along the U.S. Atlantic continental margin; implications for tsunami hazards, in V. Lykousis, D. Sakellariou, and J. Locat, eds., Submarine mass movements and their consequences: Springer, Netherlands, p. 395-403

Twichell, D.C., Paskevich, V., Delorey, C.,,1998, GLORIA sidescan-sonar field data and navigation data collected off Puerto Rico in 1985 and the eastern United States in 1987: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-619, CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of98-619/)

Chaytor, Jason D., ten Brink, Uri S., Solow, Andrew R., and Andrews, Brian D.,2009, Size distribution of submarine landslides along the U.S. Atlantic margin: Marine Geology, v. 264, no. 1-2: p. 16-27. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2008.08.007)

Twichell, David C., Chaytor, Jason D., ten Brink, Uri S., and Buczkowski, Brian,2009, Morphology of late Quaternary submarine landslides along the U.S. Atlantic continental margin: Marine Geology, v. 264, no. 1-2: p. 4-15. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2009.01.009)

ten Brink, U.S., Barkan, R., Andrews, B.D., and Chaytor, J.D.,2009, Size distributions and failure initiation of submarine and subaerial landslides: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 287, no. 1-2: p. 31-42. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2009.07.031)

Geist, Eric L., Lynett, Patrick J., and Chaytor, Jason D.,2009, Hydrodynamic modeling of tsunamis from the Currituck landslide: Marine Geology, v. 264, no. 1-2: p. 41-52. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2008.09.005)

Chaytor, J.D, Twichell, D.C., and ten Brink, U. S.,2012, A reevaluation of the Munson-Nygren-Retriever Submarine Landslide Complex, Georges Bank Lower Slope, Western North Atlantic: Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences Book. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2162-3_12,)


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