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Summary Information for Field Activity 2012-005-FA

Area of Operations: Mid-Atlantic Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 20, 2012 to May 28, 2012

Chief scientist: Uri ten Brink

Objectives: Chirp and side-scan cruise

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;Mid-Atlantic continental margin, United States, North America

Information to be derived: seismic profiles and side-scan data

Summary: almost 1000 km of chirp and side scan data collected around the Baltimore, Washington, and Norfolk canyons

Contact: Daniel Brothers (
Eric Moore (
Jeffrey Obelcz (
Chuck Worley (

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Publications resulting from these data

Obelcz, J., Brothers, D., ten Brink, U., Chaytor, J., Worley, C., and Moore, E,2014, Chirp seismic-reflection data from Baltimore, Washington, and Norfolk Canyons, U.S. mid-Atlantic margin: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2014-1118. (Also available at

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