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Summary Information for Field Activity 2000-086-FA

Area of Operations: Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 13, 2000 to December 19, 2000

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

   John Masterson, WRD

Objectives: We will be collecting high-resolution, Chirp and boomer sub-bottom data to map the Quaternary stratigraphy beneath Wellfleet Harbor and Cape Cod Bay along the western coast of Wellfleet and Truro. The stratigraphic data will be used in models of the glacial aquifer, and for locating wells on land.

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Summary: Operations were restricted due to high winds and tide windows.

Contact: Dave Foster (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-86-00-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Foster, David S., and Poppe, Lawrence J.,2003, High-resolution seismic-reflection surveys in the nearshore of outer Cape Cod, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-235. (Also available at

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