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Summary Information for Field Activity 1994-031-FA

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

Dates: May 24, 1994 to May 30, 1994

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

   Mohsen Badiey - U DE

Objectives: Sidescan survey LEO-15 area surveyed June 1991 to document storm changes to inner shelf setting.

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Summary: This was a 2-ship multidisciplinary acoustical survey: CTDs during daylight, sidescan sonar at night. Early sidescan problems were solved with second QMIPS trigger box. Entire area was successfully surveyed at 150-m spacing.

Contact: Dave Twichell (

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-94-NJ. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Paskevich, Valerie, Twichell, David C., Badiey, Mohsen, Parolski, Ken, and Danforth, William,1996, Sidescan sonar and navigation field data collected during CAPE HENLOPEN 94-12 cruise (24-30 May, 1994): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File-Report 96-83, 2 CD-ROMs. (Also available at

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