Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Deborah Hutchinson
Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. Ruth Jackson, Geological Survey of Canada
Information Specialist(s): PARTNER
Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Canada-U.S. cooperative multichannel seismic profiling in the Arctic Ocean in support of delimiting the outer boundary of the extended continental shelf under Article 76 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Start Port/Location: Kugluktuk Nunavut, Canada (formerly Coppermine)
End Port/Location: Kugluktuk Nunavut, Canada (formerly Coppermine)
Start Date: 2007-08-30
End Date: 2007-10-11
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Multichannel seismics
Information to be Derived: Sediment thickness, bathymetry and morphology; Tectonics of the Arctic Canada Basin;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Robert Rowland
Notes: Bob Rowland took Tom O'Brien's place as an observer/watch stander on this cruise. Original Center People field contained: Robert W. Rowland (contractor).
Arctic Ocean, Canadian Basin, Canada, North America;
Hutchinson, D., Houseknecht, D., Mosher, D., Hart, P., Jackson, R., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., Shimeld, J., and Chian, D., The Chukchi Borderland: a sediment-starved rifted continental margin [abs.]: , 2013 Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco,CA, December 9-13, 2013.
Hutchinson, D.R., and Barth, G.A., 2010, Continental margins and the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Project: MARGINS/GeoPRISMS Newsletter, no. 25, URL: http://www.nsf-margins.org/Publications/Newsletters/Issue25.pdf.
Mosher, D.C., Shimeld, J. Hutchinson, D., Jackson, R., Chian, D., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., Oakey, G., Evangelatos, J., Li, Q., Funck, T., Mayer, L., Verhoef, J., and Forbes, S, 2012, Re-evaluating Amerasian Basin tectonics and sedimentation with new geophysical data: , 34th IGC Conference. Brisbane, Australia, August 5-10 2012.
Mosher, D.C., Shimeld, J., Hutchinson, D., Chian, D., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., and Jackson, R., 2012, Canada Basin Revealed: December 3-5, 2012, Houston, TX.
Shimeld, J., Li, Q., Chian, D., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., Jackson, R., Mosher, D., and Hutchinson, D., 2016, Seismic velocities within the sedimentary succession of the Canada Basin and southern Alpha-Mendeleev Ridge, Arctic Ocean: Evidence for accelerated porosity reduction: Geophysical Journal International, v. 204, pp. 1–20, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv416.