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Summary Information for Field Activity 1989-024-FA

Area of Operations: Atlantic Continental Slope off New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 21, 1989 to August 31, 1989

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

   William B. F. Ryan - Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory LDEO

Objectives: ALVIN sea trials; video, photography, sampling.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary: Still images: 1 reel 35-mm color film; moving images: 2 8-mm video tapes; samples: carbonates, sediments, piston and gravity cores.


InfoBank: uses the identifier A-12-89-NJ. Visit this site for more information.

InfoBank: uses the identifier 2. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Pratson, Lincoln F., Ryan, William B.F., Mountain, Gregory S., and Twichell, David C.,1994, Submarine canyon initiation by downslope-eroding sediment flows; evidence in late Cenozoic strata on the New Jersey continental slope: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 106, no. 3: p. 395-412. (Also available at<0395:SCIBDE>2.3.CO;2)

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