Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Harley J. Knebel
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Commence studies of the movement and characteristics of bottom sediments and of the abundance and distribution of benthic organisms via acoustic survey and bottom sampling.
Start Date: 1974-05-15
Start Port/Location: Norfolk, VA
End Date: 1974-05-30
End Port/Location: Norfolk, VA
Equipment Used: Ross Model 5000 fathometer, 3.5 kHz, Boomer, Nansen bottles, 35 mm camera, Loran-C, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tracklines: 2,348 km; Fathometer: 2,144 km; 3.5 kHz records: 1,809 km; EG&G Uniboom: 1,787 km; Sample stations: 93; Bottom sediment grabs: 228; Bottom water samples: 36.
Staff: Robert F. Commeau, Patricia Forrestel, Frank W. Jennings, Harley J. Knebel, Charles Meeder, Charles J. O'Hara, Barbara Tausey
Baltimore Canyon Trough, outer continental shelf, offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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.