Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Teleki - USGS-Reston; Dave Roberts - IOS
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Gravity, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect GLORIA sidescan sonar profiles and seismic reflection profiles to be used to map the morphology of the continental slope and upper rise in the four study areas.
Start Date: 1979-10-23
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1979-11-08
End Port/Location: Jacksonville, FL
Equipment Used: GLORIA sidescan, Gravity meter (wh), Loran-C, GPS (wh), Air gun, Single channel hydrophone, 12 kHz
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: GLORIA data: 5543 km; 10 kHz data: 5543 km; Airgun data: 5450 km; Gravity data: 5907 km.
Staff: Cathy Cashman, Kathryn Scanlon Catanach, Pat Collins, Alan Goodman, Kathleen Kent, David Twichell
Georges Bank, Hudson Canyon, Baltimore Canyon, Cape Hatteras, Blake Escarpment, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Scanlon, K.M., 1982, GLORIA sidescan and seismic data collected by the DESV STARELLA along the Continental Slope and upper Continental Rise of the eastern United States in 1979: 3, download PDF.