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Summary Information for Field Activity 1990-036-FA

Area of Operations: Southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, Illinois, United States, North America

Dates: September 11, 1990 to September 13, 1990

Chief scientist: Dave Folger

Objectives: Assess the application of Ground Penetrating Radar to measure the thickness of the sand wedge along the Illinois and Indiana shorelines.

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Summary: Repeated transects about 900 m long were run with radars of different frequencies off Great Lakes, and one transect with one frequency was run off Waukegan. In both areas, the thickness of sand had been measured previously by jetting.

Contact: Dave Folger ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier W-1-90-LM. Visit this site for more information.

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