Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Seismics: Sparker, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Image landslides and buried submarine canyons.
Start Port/Location: Ocean City, MD
End Port/Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Start Date: 2010-05-22
End Date: 2010-05-29
Equipment Used: DGPS, Sparker system, Multichannel seismics, Visual Mammal ID
Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps; Morphology; Landslide and canyon development; Core siting
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Source: 6 kiloJoule Sparker, 6 tips, towed at 3 m depth. Receiver: 48-channel Geo-Eel seismic cable. 6.25 m group interval. Cable towed at 3-3.5 m depth. Shot interval: 6 sec. Recording interval: 1-0.5 msec. Record length: 4.5-5.5 sec.
Staff: Jason Chaytor, Claudia Flores
Notes: Project = Potential Tsunami Sources, Potential Tsunami Sources
New England continental slope, North Atlantic;
Flores, C.H., Brothers, D.S., ten Brink, U.S., and Chaytor, J.D, 2011, New geophysical constraints on the stratigraphy and structure of the southern New England continental margin [abs.]: , 2011 Fall AGU Meeting. San Francisco, CA, December 5-9, 2011.