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Summary for Field Activity Number 1978-021-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 78-1, 78-2

Area of Operations: South Toms Canyon, Carteret Canyon, Baltimore Canyon Trough, Georges Bank, Veatch Canyon, Lydonia Canyon, North Atlantic upper Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 30, 1978 to August 09, 1978

Objectives: Make detailed observations of geologic hazards, especially slumping, along the upper continental slope off Georges Bank and off Baltimore Canyon area.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling
Submersible observations

Information to be derived: Geologic hazards maps

Summary: DIAPHUS dives: 24; Minisparker: 592 km; 3.5 kHz: 15 km; Van Veen grab samples: 6; Video tapes; Photos.

USGS Project Number: EA

Contact: Richard Slater ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of STATE ARROW
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