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Summary Information for Field Activity 2012-039-FA

Area of Operations: Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;outer shelf and slope NW of Cape Hatteras

Dates: October 09, 2012 to October 16, 2012

Chief scientist: Daniel Brothers

Objectives: Siesmic profiling across the Currituck submarine slide. Follow-up cruise from July cruise that was cut short due to equipment failure.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Morphology;Quaternary Geology/slope stability

Summary: 72-ch high resolution sparker MCS collected aboard the M/V Tiki along the Currituck submarine landslide. Over 800 line-km were collected. Depth control birds on the seismic streamer failed and we had to use lead weights. Some statics corrections will be necessary during processing.

Contact: Claudia Flores (

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