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Summary Information for Field Activity 2010-021-FA

Area of Operations: New England continental slope, North Atlantic

Dates: May 22, 2010 to May 29, 2010

Chief scientist: Uri ten Brink

Objectives: Image landslides and buried submarine canyons.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Bathymetric maps; Morphology; Landslide and canyon development; Core siting

Summary: Source: 6 kiloJoule Sparker, 6 tips, towed at 3 m depth. Receiver: 48-channel Geo-Eel seismic cable. 6.25 m group interval. Cable towed at 3-3.5 m depth. Shot interval: 6 sec. Recording interval: 1-0.5 msec. Record length: 4.5-5.5 sec.

Contact: Daniel Brothers (dbrothers@usgs.gov)

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Platform Info:
TIKI XIV

Publications resulting from these data

Flores, C.H., Brothers, D.S., ten Brink, U.S., and Chaytor, J.D,2011, New geophysical constraints on the stratigraphy and structure of the southern New England continental margin [abs.]: 2011 Fall AGU Meeting

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