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Summary Information for Field Activity 1993-008-FA

Area of Operations: Lake Erie, Lorain, Fairport Harbor, Ohio, Great Lakes, United States, Canada, North America

Dates: May 14, 1993 to May 21, 1993

Chief scientist: Ron Circe

   Jonathan "Nate" Fuller - Ohio Geological Survey

Objectives: Sidescan sonar, bathymetric and high-resolution geophysical (seismic) survey of Lake Erie.

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Summary: From May 14-21 completed 316.8 km of tracklines, Lorain to Fairport Harbor, OH to Canadian waters. This 4th cruise completed reconnaissance of the Ohio part of Lake Erie, totalling 1211.86 km of sidescan, digital bathymetry, and high-resolution sub-bottom data. 17 tracklines.

Contact: Ron Circe ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier G-15-93-LE. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Fuller, J.A., Circe, R.C., and Oldale, R.N.,1995, The geologic framework of the Ohio area of Lake Erie: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-220, 23 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at

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