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Summary Information for Field Activity 1992-020-FA

Area of Operations: Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, Asia

Dates: August 25, 1992 to September 25, 1992

Chief scientist: Deborah Hutchinson
Kim Klitgord

   A. Golmshtok - Russian Institute of Oceanology; C. Scholz - Duke U.

Objectives: To investigate the character, timing and distribution of sedimentation and crustal deformation in an active lacustrine rift system; to construct seismic stratigraphic framework for these basins; and to select a site for a deep drill hole in Lake Baikal.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: CDP Lines 92-1 thru 92-60 (some lines skipped).

Contact: Deborah Hutchinson (dhutchinson@usgs.gov)
Kim Klitgord ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-1-92-LB. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
BALKHASH

Publications resulting from these data

Colman, Steven M., Foster, David S., and Hatton, Josephine,1996, High-resolution seismic-reflection surveys of Lake Baikal, Siberia, 1990-1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-274, 2 CD-ROMs. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of96-274/)

Hutchinson, Deborah R.,1995, Navigation quality from Lake Baikal 1992 multichannel seismics cruise: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-233, 165 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr95233)

Klitgord, K. D., Golmshtok, A. J., Scholz, C. A., Akentiev, L. G., Nichols, D., Schneider, C., McGill, J., Foster, D. S., and Unger, J. D.,1993, Seismic survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia cruise report; RV BALKHASH, 25 August to 25 September 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-201, p. 25. (Available as a PDF version)

Nichols, David R., Miller, Greg, and Akentiev, Lyosha,1992, Seismic survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia; operational technical summary for the RV BALKASH and RV TITOV, 15 August to 30 September 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 92-693, 21 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr92693)


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