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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-004-FA

Area of Operations: Indian Ocean

Dates: June 06, 2006 to August 21, 2006

Chief scientist: Bill Winters

   Tim Collett - USGS-Denver, Chief Scientist; National Gas Hydrate Programs

Objectives: Drill, core, log, and conduct seismic ops in sedimentary basins containing potential gas hydrate deposits.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Core samples were collected from the Krishna-Godavari Basin at the eastern continental margin of India.

Contact: Bill Winters (bwinters@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-06-IN. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://energy.usgs.gov/other/gashydrates/india.html
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Publications resulting from these data

Winters, W.J., Waite, W.F., Mason, D.H., and Kumar, P.,2008, Physical properties of repressurized samples recovered during the 2006 National Gas Hydrate Program expedition offshore India: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Gas Hydrates. (Also available at http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil-gas/publications/2008_ICGH/ICGH_5531_42496.pdf)

Waite, W.F., Santamarina, J.C., Cortes, D.D., Dugan, B., Espinoza, D.N., Germaine, J., Jang, J., Jung, J.W., Kneafsey, T.J., Shin, H., Soga, K., Winters, W.J., and Yun, T-S.,2009, Physical properties of hydrate-bearing sediments: Reviews of Geophysics, v. 47, no. RG4003:38p.. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008RG000279)

Wilcox-Cline, R., and Winters, W.J,2011, The Influence of Grain Size on the Formation of Natural Gas Hydrate [abs.]: 2011 Fall Meeing of the American Physical Society-American Assoc. for Physics Teachers-Society of Physics Students

Data Types and Locations:

GeochemistryGeophysicsLogsSamples

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Seismics

 

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