Other ID: 73
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Baltimore Canyon trough area, Atlantic continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee
Affiliate Investigator(s): Digicon, Inc. - contractor
Information Specialist(s): Nancy K. Soderberg
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect multichannel continuous seismic reflection profiles across the Atlantic shelf, slope and continental rise to determine the underlying stratigraphic structure.
Start Date: 1973-05-26
End Date: 1973-08-09
Equipment Used: Loran-C, Multichannel seismics
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 3 CDP lines: #1, 2, and 3.
Grow, J.A., Mattick, R.E., and Schlee, J.S., 1979, Multichannel seismic depth sections and interval velocities over outer continental shelf and upper continental slope between Cape Hatteras and Cape Cod; in Watkins, J.S., Montadert, L., and Dickerson, P.W., eds., Geological and geophysical investigations of continental margins: American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Memoir 29, .
Klitgord, K.D., and Schneider, C.M., 1994, Geophysical database of the east coast of the United States northern Atlantic margin; velocity analyses: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-192, 74 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr94192, download PDF.
Klitgord, K.D., Poag, C.W., Schneider, C.M., and North, L., 1994, Geophysical database of the east coast of the United States northern Atlantic margin; cross sections and gridded database (Georges Bank Basin, Long Island Platform, and Baltimore Canyon Trough): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-637, 190 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr94637, download PDF.
McGinnis, L.D., and Otis, R. M., 1979, Compressional velocities from multichannel refraction arrivals on Georges Bank - northwest Atlantic Ocean: Geophysics, v. 44 no. 6, doi: 10.1190/1.1440992.
McKinney(formerly Swift), B.A., Lee, M.W., Agena, W.F., and Poag, C.W., 2005, Early to Middle Jurassic salt in Baltimore Canyon trough: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1435, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1435/.
Schlee, J., Behrendt, J. C., Mattick, R. E., and Taylor, P. T., 1975, Structure of continental margin off mid-Atlantic states (Baltimore Canyon Trough): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-60, 45 p., download PDF.
Schlee, J., Behrendt, J.C., Grow, J.A., Robb, J.M., Mattick, R.E., Taylor, P.T., and Lawson, B.J., 1976, Regional geologic framework off northeastern United States: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, AAPG Bulletin, v. 60 no. 6, URL: http://aapgbull.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/60/6/926.
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.
Sheridan, R.E., and Knebel, H. J., 1976, Evidence of post-Pleistocene faults on New Jersey Atlantic outer continental shelf: The American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, AAPG Bulletin, v. 60 no. 7, URL: http://aapgbull.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/60/7/1112.