Alternate Leg ID: OC463
Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic
New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: June 15, 2010 to June 21, 2010
Objectives: Coring ops.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis
Summary: The objective of this coring cruise was to investigate in detail the stratigraphy and age of several significant slope failures along the continental slope and rise south of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Twenty-three piston cores were collected (~110 m of core). This project is a collaborative effort between the URI Department of Ocean Engineering and the USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center.
USGS Project Number: 2921-CWD70 - Project Description
Contact: Jason Chaytor (email@example.com)