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Summary Information for Field Activity 2005-013-FA

Area of Operations: Wells Embayment, Maine, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 01, 2005 to June 10, 2005

Chief scientist: Walter Barnhardt

   Joe Kelley, University of Maine

Objectives: Geologic mapping of moraine complex and submerged shorelines for study of sea-level change and assessment of sand/gravel resources.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;

Summary: Submetrix Bathymetry (117 kHz): full mosaic 102 sq. km; Klein sidescan sonar (dual frequency): 142.4 km of tracklines (424); Chirp seismic reflection profiles: 400.3 km of tracklines.

Contact: Walter Barnhardt (wbarnhardt@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-05-ME. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2005/11/

Platform Info:
photo of RAFAEL
RAFAEL

Data Types and Locations:

BathymetryGeophysicsNavigationLogsPhotos

Deck photos: photos of general working area taken during field activity.

SeismicsSonar

 

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