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Summary Information for Field Activity 1992-021-FA

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

Dates: August 30, 1992 to September 23, 1992

Chief scientist: Uri ten Brink


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; OBS;OBS

Information to be derived: Morphology;


Contact: Uri ten Brink (

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

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Publications resulting from these data

ten Brink, Uri S., Badardinov, Alik, Miller, Gregory K., and Coleman, Dwight F.,1993, Ocean bottom seismometers operation during the seismic survey of Lake Baikal, Siberia, Autumn 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-7, 24 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at

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

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