Area of Operations: central Louisiana coast and inner shelf, west of Mississippi River delta, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: July 19, 1988 to July 26, 1988
Chief scientist: Jeff Williams
Shea Penland, LGS
Objectives: Map and interpret the shallow morphostratigraphy of the delta plain using seismics and cores. This cruise is a continuation (3rd year of the USGS-LGS co-op on barrier island erosion) of the high-resolution seismic reflection profiling on the nearshore and inner shelf west of the Mississippi River delta.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived: Island barrier erosion
Summary: High-resolution seismic reflection profiling on the nearshore and inner shelf west of the Mississippi River delta.
Contact: Jeff Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-88-LA. Visit this site for more information.