Other ID: Teledyne Party No. 705; Teledyne 77
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): William Dillon
Information Specialist(s): Nancy K. Soderberg
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To assess resource potential of offshore Atlantic sedimentary basins by common depth point (CDP) profiling in 4 regional grids over the Long Island Platform, Baltimore Canyon Trough, Carolina Platform, and Continental Shelf and Margin southeast of Cape Hatteras. Data collected and processed under contract by Teledyne Exploration Company.
Start Port/Location: New Bedford, MA
End Port/Location: Port Canaveral, FL
Start Date: 1977-08-19
End Date: 1977-10-29
Equipment Used: Sparker system, Multichannel seismics, Single channel hydrophone, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, Magnavox satellite positioning system, Loran-C, Sonar Doppler, Gyro compass
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 10 CDP multichannel seismic lines: #14-15 Baltimore Canyon Trough; #16, Long Island Platform; #17, Carolina Platform; and #TD1-TD6, Continental shelf margin south of Cape Hatteras.
Staff: Alan Goodman, John Grow, Raymond E. Hall, Frank W. Jennings, Charles Paull
Notes: Original Center People field contained: John Grow - Aug. 19-27, 1977; William Patterson, Raymond Hall - Aug. 19 - Sep. 1, 1977; Robert Meeder, Alan Goodman - Sep. 14-28, 1977; Charles Paull, Frank Jennings - Sep. 28 - Oct. 12, 1977; William Patterson, Alan Goodman - Oct. 12-29, 1977.
Long Island Platform, Mid-Atlantic Bight, Baltimore Canyon Trough, South Atlantic continental shelf and margin, Carolina Platform, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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