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Summary Information for Field Activity 1990-013-FA

Area of Operations: Mississippi Sound, Mississippi, Alabama, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 21, 1990 to June 27, 1990

Chief scientist: Ken Parolski

   Randolph McBride, LA Geol. Survey, Leg 1; Mark Byrnes, Louisiana Geol. Survey, Leg 2

Objectives: Collect nearshore and Mississippi Sound high-resolution seismics as part of coastal project to study coastal erosion and offshore sand resources.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;

Summary: GeoPulse: 18 lines, 410 km.

Contact: Ken Parolski (

InfoBank: uses the identifier J-12-90-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Sanford, Jordan M., Harrison, Arnell S., Wiese, Dana S., and Flocks, James G.,2009, Archive of digitized analog Boomer seismic reflection data collected from the Mississippi-Alabama-Florida Shelf during cruises onboard the R/V KIT JONES, June 1990 and July 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 429. (Also available at

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