Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, Hudson Canyon, Baltimore Canyon, Cape Hatteras, Blake Escarpment, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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
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: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-1095, 3 p., download PDF.