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Summary Information for Field Activity 1988-008-FA

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 (jwilliams@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-88-LA. Visit this site for more information.

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