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Summary for Field Activity Number 1980-008-FA

Area of Operations: Rend Lake, Illinois, United States, North America

Dates: May 21, 1980 to May 23, 1980

Objectives: This was a preliminary survey to define survey requirements according to lake bottom conditions and water depth, determine feasibility of bringing the NEECHO and a twelve channel streamer into the lake, and find locations for MiniRanger navigation stations.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map

Summary: Scientists used a 20 ft. scow provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 28 km of 35-joule minisparker and 100-joule Uniboom data were collected.

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Contact: Kathy Kent ()

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Map of field activity boundary.

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