Other ID: HUNT 02; Leg II
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): James M. Robb
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sonobouy, Sonar: Sidescan
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Cruise was the second part of the search for drilling sites along the north flank of Georges Bank.
Start Date: 1972-08-04
End Date: 1972-08-14
Equipment Used: LaCoste-Romberg gravimeter G-179, Boomer, Marine magnetometer, Seismic refraction, Loran-C, Single channel hydrophone, EG&G Model 260 sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Gravity over Georges Bank area was successfully measured at 109 stations. Those data and an interpretation are reported in Hendricks and Robb, 1973.
Staff: William Dillon, Raymond E. Hall, John Hendricks, Frank W. Jennings, Charles J. O'Hara, James M. Robb, Byron Ruppel
Hendricks, J.D., and Robb, James M., 1973, Gravity measurements in the vicinity of Georges Bank: Geological Society of America Bulletin, GSA Bulletin, v. 84 no. 12, doi: 10.1130/0016-7606(1973)84<3911:GMITVO>2.0.CO;2.
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.