Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Baltimore Canyon Trough, outer continental shelf, offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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
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.