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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-017-FA

Area of Operations: Boulder Basin, Las Vegas Bay, Lake Mead, Nevada, Arizona, United States, North America

Dates: May 29, 2002 to June 06, 2002

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

   Mark Rudin, UNLV

Objectives: Collect vibracores and gravity cores from the western part of Lake Mead to describe the sedimentary structures and composition of post-impoundment sediment in this part of the lake.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: sedimentary structure and composition of post-impoundment sediment

Summary: Vibracores: 16; gravity cores: 12.

Contact: Dave Twichell (dtwichell@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-1-02-SW. Visit this site for more information.

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UNLV CORING BARGE

Publications resulting from these data

Twichell, D.C., and Cross, V.A.,2009, Surficial geology of the floor of Lake Mead (Arizona and Nevada) as defined by sidescan-sonar imagery, lake-floor topography, and post-impoundment sediment thickness: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1150, CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1150/)

Data Types and Locations:

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Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (bbuczkowski@usgs.gov)

Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (bbuczkowski@usgs.gov)

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