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Summary Information for Field Activity 2007-027-FA

Area of Operations: Arctic Ocean, Canadian Basin, Canada, North America

Dates: August 30, 2007 to October 11, 2007

Chief scientist: Deborah Hutchinson

   Dr. Ruth Jackson, Geological Survey of Canada

Objectives: Canada-U.S. cooperative multichannel seismic profiling in the Arctic Ocean in support of delimiting the outer boundary of the extended continental shelf under Article 76 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Sediment thickness, bathymetry and morphology; Tectonics of the Arctic Canada Basin;



InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1-07-AR. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Hutchinson, D.R., and Barth, G.A.,2010, Continental margins and the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Project: MARGINS/GeoPRISMS Newsletter, no. 25: p. 5-11. (Also available at

Mosher, D.C., Shimeld, J. Hutchinson, D., Jackson, R., Chian, D., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., Oakey, G., Evangelatos, J., Li, Q., Funck, T., Mayer, L., Verhoef, J., and Forbes, S,2012, Re-evaluating Amerasian Basin tectonics and sedimentation with new geophysical data: 34th IGC Conference

Mosher, D.C., Shimeld, J., Hutchinson, D., Chian, D., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., and Jackson, R.,2012, Canada Basin Revealed: Arctic Technology Conference

Hutchinson, D., Houseknecht, D., Mosher,D., Hart,P., Jackson, R., Lebedeva-Ivanova,N., Shimeld, J., and Chian, D.,, The Chukchi Borderland: a sediment-starved rifted continental margin [abs.]: 2013 Fall AGU Meeting

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