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Summary Information for Field Activity 2000-016-FA

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

Dates: July 20, 2000 to July 29, 2000

Chief scientist: Bill Dillon

   Charles Paull - MBARI; D. Clay Kelly - WHOI; Richard Coffin - NRL

Objectives: Coring for identification of age of event and sedimentary/chemical processes related to gas hydrate at Blake Ridge collapse feature. Collection of 3.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler data for bathymetry and structure.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: ODEC Seismic reflection: 14 lines; Piston cores: 33 (240 shipboard analyses - see cruise narrative) stored in Woods Hole; Gravity (trigger) cores: 14, stored in Woods Hole.

Contact: Jeff Nealon (

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-16-00-SR. Visit this site for more information.

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