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Summary Information for Field Activity 1990-001-FA

Area of Operations: Mississippi Fan, Florida Escarpment, eastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: March 25, 1990 to April 08, 1990

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab
Dave Twichell

Objectives: Study the sedimentology, depositional process, acoustic character, and pore-water chemistry of sediments on the Mississippi Fan and along the base of the Florida Escarpment.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Gravity trackline - 1; SeaMARC - 3466 sq. km; 4.5 kHz - 950 km; 3.5 kHz (from Leg 1 and Leg 2) - 2280 km.

Contact: Bill Schwab (bschwab@usgs.gov)
Dave Twichell (dtwichell@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-3-90-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
FARNELLA

Publications resulting from these data

Twichell, David C., Cross, VeeAnn A., Paskevich, Valerie F., Hutchinson, Deborah R., Winters, William J., and Hart, Patrick E.,2007, GIS of selected geophysical and core data in the northern Gulf of Mexico continental slope collected by the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1071, DVD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1071/)

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