Alternate Leg ID: ASTR 82-1; ASTERIAS 1982 #1
Area of Operations: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: April 16, 1982 to April 30, 1982
Objectives: Test the coupling response of the USGS ocean bottom seismometer (OBIP) for several different anchor configurations and bottom sediment types. The tests were conducted by instantaneously releasing a float attached to the instrument package and recording the sediment-instrument resonance thus excited. Grab samples were also taken at the two sites tested.
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Summary: Tests were conducted at two stations on three days only: Station 1 (April 16th, April 20th, and April 30th) and Station 2 (April 30th only).
USGS Project Number: 9450-01834
Contact: Anne Trehu ()