Alternate Leg ID: AST-7-77
Area of Operations: eastern Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: July 22, 1977 to July 27, 1977
Objectives: The cooperative marine geologic program provides the Commonwealth of Massachusetts an accounting and geological evaluation of the lands that lie submerged beneath its coastal waters. Principal objectives include detailed mapping of bottom and sub-bottom geological features, assessment of potential mineral resources, feasibility and environmental impact studies related to offshore mining of sand and gravel, and environmental considerations relative to offshore disposal of solid waste material.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Information to be derived: Morphology
Summary: Uniboom: 181 km.
USGS Project Number: MA CO-OP
Contact: Chuck O'Hara ()