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Summary Information for Field Activity 2012-010-FA

Area of Operations: New Engalnd continental margin, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 29, 2012 to July 03, 2012

Chief scientist: Daniel Brothers
Uri ten Brink

Objectives: map shelf edge canyons

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;New England continental margin, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Information to be derived: Bathymetric maps;

Summary: Collected 418 sq km of multibeam bathymetry in Welker, Hydrographer, and Veatch Canyons on the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster using a Simrad EM1002.

Contact: Brian Andrews (

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Publications resulting from these data

Andrews, B.D., Chaytor, J.D., Brothers, D.S., and ten Brink, U.S.,2013, Bathymetric Terrain Model of the Atlantic Margin for Marine Geological Investigations.: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1266. (Also available at

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Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (


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