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Summary Information for Field Activity 1991-015-FA

Area of Operations: Inner shelf off Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 10, 1991 to June 14, 1991

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

   Ken Able - Rutgers Univ.

Objectives: Study the sedimentology and depositional processes of an inner shelf sand ridge offshore of Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, to understand sand ridge development and how they are affected by modern oceanographic conditions.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Klein Sidescan Sonar: 18 sq. km; Odom: 15 km; 3.5 kHz: 112 kHz.

Contact: Dave Twichell (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-2-91-NJ. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Paskevich, Valerie F., Twichell, David C., and Abel, Kenneth W.,1997, Sidescan sonar and navigation field data collected during R/V CALETA 91-1 cruise (10-14 June, 1991): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-868, 2 CD-ROMs

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