USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-006-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Claudia Flores

Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the Currituck landslide, slope stratigraphy and gas venting


Start Date: 2012-07-17

Start Port/Location: Ocean City MD

End Date: 2012-07-24

End Port/Location: Ocean City, MD

Equipment Used: Multichannel seismics

Information to be Derived: Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Three days of 72-ch sparker MCS data were collected. Cruise was cut short due to power plug failure for the sparker source.

Staff: Walter Barnhardt, Jason Chaytor, Eric Moore, Thomas O'Brien, Uri Ten Brink, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Project = NRC/Tsunami Landslide,


Mid-Atlantic Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic

North: 37.8922 South: 35.13788 West: -73.9819 East: -71.54297


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multichannel seismics --- Multichannel