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Summary Information for Field Activity 1987-041-FA

Area of Operations: North-central Gulf of Mexico, east of the Mississippi River delta and Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, Mississippi, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 30, 1987 to October 12, 1987

Chief scientist: Jack Kindinger
Jeff Williams

   Shea Penland, John Suter - LGS

Objectives: Primary objective of the program was to locate and identify potential offshore sand borrow areas for beach replenishment projects. Core sites were located on the basis of previous seismic profiling data obtained from the study area. Secondary objective was the acquistion of high-resolution single-channel seismic data from shallow waters around the Chandeleur Islands.

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Contact: Jack Kindinger (jkindinger@usgs.gov)
Jeff Williams (jwilliams@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-34-87-LA. Visit this site for more information.

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BLUE STREAK 8

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