Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien
Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. Ginger Barth - USGS; Dr. Warren Wood - NRL; Patrick Hart - USGS
Information Specialist(s): Wayne Baldwin
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect seismic reflection and refraction data in the Bering Sea in order to apply the sediment thickness formula of Article 76 of the Convention on the Law of the Sea and determine the outer limits of the U.S. extended continental shelf.
Start Date: 2011-08-07
Start Port/Location: Dutch Harbor, AK
End Date: 2011-09-01
End Port/Location: Dutch Harbor, AK
Equipment Used: GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: MCS Seismic, Gravity, sonobuoy refraction, magnetometer, XBT, CTD, water samples, multi-beam bathymetry, Marine Mammal observations.
Staff: Wayne Baldwin, Thomas O'Brien
Notes: Chief Scientist Dr. Ginger Barth from Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center (USGS)
Christeson, G.L., and Barth, G.A., 2015, Aleutian basin oceanic crust: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 426, pp. 167–175, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.040.