Other ID: GS 7903-2, Leg 2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: western Gulf of Maine, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Robert N. Oldale
Information Specialist(s): Diane M. Eskenasy
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigate the structure and origin of Stellwagen Bank and Stellwagen Basin, locate the offshore extensions of the Clinton-Newbury and Bloody Bluff faults, and connect known Cretaceous and Jurassic seismic stratigraphy south of the New England seamounts with that north of the seamounts.
Start Date: 1979-06-01
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1979-06-07
End Port/Location: Provincetown, MA
Equipment Used: Air gun, Boomer, 3.5 kHz, Marine magnetometer, Gravity meter (wh), Integrated Navigation System, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Continuous profiling with airgun, Uniboom, 3.5 kHz, gravimeter, and magnetometer: 1260 km.
Staff: Robert F. Bowles, James E. Dodd, David Egelson, Diane M. Eskenasy, Alan Goodman, Barry Irwin, Kim D. Klitgord, John Larson, David Mason, Charles J. O'Hara, Robert N. Oldale, Valerie Paskevich
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bob Oldale - Ch. Sci., Robert Bowles - Nav., James Dodd - Nav., David Egelson, Diane Eskenasy - Cruise Curator, Alan Goodman - Tech., Barry Irwin - Tech., Kim Klitgord, John Larson - Tech., David Mason - Tech., Charles O'Hara, Valerie Paskevich - Nav.
Oldale, R.N., and Bick, Jennifer, 1987, Maps and seismic profiles showing geology of the inner continental shelf, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/oldale/1987/89840_Oldale1987.pdf, download PDF.
Oldale, R.N., and Edwards, Gerald B., 1990, Cores from marine geologic features in the western Gulf of Maine: , download PDF.
Oldale, R.N., and Wommack, Lynne E., 1987, Maps and seismic profiles showing geology of the inner continental shelf, Cape Ann, Massachusetts to New Hampshire: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/publications/oldale/1987/89898_Oldale1987.pdf, download PDF.