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Summary Information for Field Activity 2001-057-FA

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

Dates: July 09, 2001 to July 19, 2001

Chief scientist: Dave Foster
Larry Poppe

   John Masterson, WRD

Objectives: Collected high-resolution Chirp and boomer sub-bottom data to map the Quaternary stratigraphy east of Wellfleet, Truro and Eastham. The stratigraphic data will be used in models of the glacial aquifer, and for locating wells on land.

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Contact: Dave Foster (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-01-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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