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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 (

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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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