Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: New England continental slope, North Atlantic;
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 Date: 2010-05-22
Start Port/Location: Ocean City, MD
End Date: 2010-05-29
End Port/Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Equipment Used: DGPS, Multichannel seismics, Visual Mammal ID, Sparker system
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
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.