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Summary Information for Field Activity 2010-009-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Dates: June 15, 2010 to June 21, 2010

Chief scientist: Jason Chaytor

   Chris Baxter, URI

Objectives: Coring ops.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: 14C dates

Summary: The objective of this coring cruise was to investigate in detail the stratigraphy and age of several significant slope failures along the continental slope and rise south of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Twenty-three piston cores were collected (~110 m of core). This project is a collaborative effort between the URI Department of Ocean Engineering and the USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center.

Contact: Jason Chaytor (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-9-10-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Chaytor, J.D., ten Brink, U.S., Twichell, D.C., Baxter, C.D.P., Hallam, T.D., Brother, D.,2011, Submarine Landslides along the U.S. Atlantic Margin: Their Distribution, Failure Processes and Age [abs.]: 2011 Fall AGU Meeting

Chaytor, J.D., ten Brink, U.S., Baxter, C.D., Brothers, D.S., and Twichell, D.C,2012, Submarine Landslides on the Slope and Rise, Southern New England Continental Margin, USA [abs.]: 34th International Geological Congress

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