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Summary Information for Field Activity 1995-023-FA

Area of Operations: Blake Ridge, Blake Spur, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 11, 1995 to October 19, 1995

Chief scientist: Bill Dillon

   Joe Gettrust - NRL-Stennis Space Center

Objectives: Sidescan sonar and seismic imaging of Blake Ridge collapse structure.

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Information to be derived:


Contact: Bill Dillon (

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-17-95-EC. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Anton, C., Dillon, W.P., and Lee, M.,1999, Anomalous, nearly horizontal, seismic reflection at the Blake Ridge--Evidence for a gas trap crosses the base of gas hydrate stability [abs.]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, v. 80, no. 17-supplement: p. S342. (Also available at|537|3089|T51A-08%20%20Anomalous%2c%20Nearly%20Horizontal%2c%20Seismic%20Reflection%20at%20the%20Blake%20Ridge:%20Evidence%20for%20a%20Gas%20%20Trap%20that%20C%20*%20Anton%2c%20C%20H%20Dillon%2c%20W%20P%20Lee%2c|TEXT|localhost:0|%2fdata%2fepubs%2fwais%2findexes%2fsm99%2fsm99|5522885%205525974%20%2fdata2%2fepubs%2fwais%2fdata%2fsm99%2fsm99.txt)

Taylor, Michael H., Dillon, William P., Anton, Christopher H., and Danforth, William,1999, Seismic-reflection surveys of the Blake Ridge, R/V CAPE HATTERAS 1992 and 1995; data acquisition, navigation and processing: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-372. (Also available at

Data Types and Locations:


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Seismic log containing equipment configuration, line numbers, times, equipment performance, and data quality.

Q-Mips log including line and file names, equipment performance, and bottom features.

Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (


SEGY seismic data


Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (


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