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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-055-FA

Area of Operations: German Bank, Gulf of Maine, Canada, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 07, 2003 to September 21, 2003

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Brian Todd, Geological Survey of Canada, Bedford Institute, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Objectives: Ground truthing multibeam map imagery for the purpose of constructing geologic maps of German Bank.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping; Photography; Sampling;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Sea floor map;

Summary: Contact Chief Scientist, Brian Todd, Geological Survey of Canada, Bedford Institute, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, for post cruise report: Hudson 2003-054.

Contact: Page Valentine (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

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Publications resulting from these data

Todd, Brian J., Valentine, Page C., Longva, Oddvar, and Shaw, John,2007, Glacial landforms on German Bank, Scotian Shelf; evidence for Late Wisconsinan ice-sheet dynamics and implications for the formation of De Geer moraines: Boreas, v. 36, no. 2: p. 148-169. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03009480600992050)

Todd, B.J., and Valentine, P.C.,2010, Shaded seafloor relief, backscatter strength, and surficial geology; German Bank, Scotian Shelf, offshore Nova Scotia: Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6124, sheet 1, Shaded seafloor relief, scale 1:100,000. (Also available at http://apps1.gdr.nrcan.gc.ca/mirage/mirage_list_e.php?id=261833)

Todd, B.J., and Valentine, P.C.,2010, Shaded seafloor relief, backscatter strength, and surficial geology; German Bank, Scotian Shelf, offshore Nova Scotia: Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6124, sheet 2, Shaded seafloor relief, scale 1:100,000. (Also available at http://apps1.gdr.nrcan.gc.ca/mirage/mirage_list_e.php?id=261833)

Todd, B.J., and Valentine, P.C.,2010, Shaded seafloor relief, backscatter strength, and surficial geology; German Bank, Scotian Shelf, offshore Nova Scotia: Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6124, sheet 3, Shaded seafloor relief, scale 1:100,000. (Also available at http://apps1.gdr.nrcan.gc.ca/mirage/mirage_list_e.php?id=261833)

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PhotosSamples

2 IKU grab samples: IKU79 and IKU104

SeismicsSonarVideo

 

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