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Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-024-FA

Other ID: CH 17-95 Leg 2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Edwin Roworth

Affiliate Investigator(s): Joe Gettrust - NRL-Stennis Space Center

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Multichannel, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deep-towed multichannel profiling of Blake Ridge collapse structure, tie to ODP drillsites, structure near drillsites.


Start Port/Location: Beaufort, NC

End Port/Location: Beaufort, NC

Start Date: 1995-10-27

End Date: 1995-11-06

Equipment Used: DGPS, Multichannel seismics

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Edwin Roworth

Affiliate Staff:
Joe Gettrust - Ch. Sci. - NRL; Mary Rowe - NRL; others

Notes: CH 17-95 Leg 1: Oct. 11-19, 1995, FA 95023; CH 17-95 Leg 2: Oct. 27 - Nov. 6, 1995, NRL cruise, no report. Original Center People field contained: Ed Roworth - tech.
Project = Gas Hydrates, Gas Hydrates


Blake Ridge, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 33.02709 South: 29.15216 West: -78.3325 East: -73.87207


photo of Cape Hatteras
Cape Hatteras


Anton, C., Dillon, W.P., and Lee, M., 1999, Anomalous, nearly horizontal, seismic reflection at the Blake Ridge--Evidence for a gas trap crosses the base of gas hydrate stability [abs.]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, v. 80 no. 17-supplement.


Data Acquired

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

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