Other ID: HUNT Cruise I; Leg I
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Robert N. Oldale
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sonobouy, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Cruise was first part of the search for drilling sites along the north flank of Georges Bank.
Start Date: 1972-07-21
End Date: 1972-08-02
Equipment Used: Boomer, Seismic refraction, Marine magnetometer, Loran-C, Single channel hydrophone, EG&G Mark 1A sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Raymond E. Hall, John Hendricks, Frank W. Jennings, Charles J. O'Hara, Robert N. Oldale
Oldale, R.N., Hathaway, J.C., Dillon, W.P., Hendricks, J.D., and Robb, J.M., 1974, Geophysical observations on northern part of Georges Bank and adjacent basins of Gulf of Maine: The American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, AAPG Bulletin, v. 58 no. 12.
Schlee, J., Mattick, R. E., Taylor, D. J., Girard, O. W., Grow, J., Rhodehamel, E. C., Perry, W. J., Jr., Bayer, K. C., Furbush, M., Clifford, C. P., and Lees, J. A., 1975, Sediments, structural framework, petroleum potential, environmental conditions, and operational considerations of the United States North Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-353, 179 p., download PDF.