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Summary Information for Field Activity 2009-006-FA

Area of Operations: Arctic Ocean

Dates: August 07, 2009 to September 16, 2009

Chief scientist: Deborah Hutchinson

   Larry Mayer, University of New Hampshire

Objectives: Multibeam and Chirp mapping of the sea floor of potential U.S. extended continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology; Shallow sediment structure from Knudsen single-channel seismics

Summary: USCGC HEALY provided ice breaking during collection of multichannel seismic data by the GSC aboard CCGS LOUIS S. ST-LAURENT.


InfoBank: uses the identifier H-6-09-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

Data Types and Locations:

BathymetryNavigationLogsOceanographic MeasurementsPhotosSeismics


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