Alternate Leg ID: WF 81-2
Area of Operations: Lydonia Canyon, Oceanographer Canyon, Georges Bank area, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: July 22, 1981 to July 31, 1981
Objectives: Map the morphology of the canyon heads and adjacent shelf, identify types and map the extent of bedforms in and around canyon heads, outline the shallow structures of the canyon heads to define recent history, and map areas of sediment erosion and accumulation.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Morphology
Summary: 2.5 kHz: 89 km; Uniboom: 888 km; Sidescan: 401 km.
USGS Project Number: EA
Contact: Dave Twichell (firstname.lastname@example.org)