Other ID: GSI Party 2451
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Kim D. Klitgord
Affiliate Investigator(s): Richard Wise - Ch. Sci., USGS-Denver; Charles Rowell - GSI
Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To conduct a multichannel seismic reflection survey from the northeastern section of Georges Bank, Georges Shoals area, continuing NNE through the Gulf of Maine to the approach of Penobscot Bay as part of the Deep Crustal Studies program. Work to be performed by Geophysical Service Inc. aboard the M/V POLAR PRINCE.
Start Date: 1984-11-16
Start Port/Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
End Date: 1984-11-21
End Port/Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics, Simrad EC - 810 echo sounder, Magnavox satellite positioning system, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: CDP multichannel seismic reflection lines 1 and 1A were shot from the northeastern section of Georges Bank in Georges Shoals area and continued NNE to the approach of Penobscot Bay; 221 km, 4420 shot points.