Other ID: CH-15-91
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): William Dillon
Affiliate Investigator(s): Charles Paull - UNC; Richard von Herzen - WHOI
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Conductivity, Environmental Data: Temperature, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study of geological/geochemical/physical controls on gas hydrate distribution in sediments of the continental rise off North Carolina using seismics, heat flow measurements and chemistry of core samples.
Start Date: 1991-08-19
Start Port/Location: Beaufort, NC
End Date: 1991-08-30
End Port/Location: Beaufort, NC
Equipment Used: Corer - slow, Heat flow, YSI multiparameter sonde, GPS (wh), Air gun, Single channel hydrophone
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Seismic profiles: 12 (626 km); Piston cores: 12 (nearly 40 ft. long); Heat flow measurements: 3 transects (32 sites).
Staff: William Dillon, Kristen Fehlhaber, Thomas O'Brien
Blake Ridge, Cape Fear, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Anton, C., Dillon, W.P., and Lee, M., 1999, Anomalous, nearly horizontal, seismic reflection at the Blake Ridge--Evidence for a gas trap crosses the base of gas hydrate stability [abs.]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, v. 80 no. 17-supplement, URL: http://www.agu.org/cgi-bin/SFgate/SFgate?language=English&verbose=0&listenv=table&application=sm99&convert=&converthl=&refinequery=&formintern=&formextern=&transquery=dillon&_lines=&multiple=0&descriptor=%2fdata%2fepubs%2fwais%2findexes%2fsm99%2fsm99|537|3089|T51A-08%20%20Anomalous%2c%20Nearly%20Horizontal%2c%20Seismic%20Reflection%20at%20the%20Blake%20Ridge:%20Evidence%20for%20a%20Gas%20%20Trap%20that%20C%20*%20Anton%2c%20C%20H%20Dillon%2c%20W%20P%20Lee%2c|TEXT|localhost:0|%2fdata%2fepubs%2fwais%2findexes%2fsm99%2fsm99|5522885%205525974%20%2fdata2%2fepubs%2fwais%2fdata%2fsm99%2fsm99.txt.