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Summary Information for Field Activity 1997-027-FA

Area of Operations: New York Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 04, 1997 to July 12, 1997

Chief scientist: Brad Butman
Bill Schwab
Marilyn ten Brink

   Mead Allison - TAMU; Robert Woolsey - Marine Minerals Technology Center; Jim Latimer

Objectives: Obtain about 25 cores (order of 5 m long) to assist in developing stratigraphy of New York Bight and in interpretation of high-resolution seismic and sidescan sonar observations.

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Summary: Twenty-three stations were occupied in total. At each site a grab sample and 1-2 minutes of bottom video were collected. Vibracores of 40-485 cm length (7.5 cm diameter) were collected at 17 of the sites.

Contact: Mead Allison ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-27-97-NB. Visit this site for more information.

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