Other ID: 74; Digicon Party 511
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): John Grow, James M. Robb
Affiliate Investigator(s): Jack Friesen - Digicon, Inc.
Information Specialist(s): Nancy K. Soderberg
Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Contractor Digicon to collect multichannel seismic survey Lines 4, 5, 6, A, and B.
Start Port/Location: New Bedford, MA
End Port/Location: Savannah, GA
Start Date: 1974-09-05
End Date: 1974-09-24
Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Magnavox satellite positioning system, Varian V-75 magnetometer, Loran-C, Sonar Doppler
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: CDP multichannel seismic lines: 5 (#4, 5, 6, A, and B; 1235.2 km).
Staff: Bruce Ambuter, Charles Meeder, James M. Robb
Atlantic Continental Shelf, Georges Bank, Massachusetts to Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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: 74 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): 190 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: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1435/.
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: 179, download PDF.