Alternate Leg ID: GS 7903-4
Area of Operations: continental slope off New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic outer continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: June 27, 1979 to July 11, 1979
Objectives: High-resolution seismic profiling of continental slope to study potential geologic hazards to exploration and development, specifically bottom instability due to slumping or sliding.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Information to be derived: Sea floor map
Summary: Airgun (40 cu. in.): 1555 km; Minisparker: 1750 km; 3.5 kHz: 1780 km; Sidescan: 70 km; Deep hydrophone: 105 km; Gravity: 2565 km; Magnetics (total field): 1520.
USGS Project Number: EA
Contact: Jim Robb (email@example.com)