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Summary for Field Activity Number 1982-010-FA

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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Information to be derived:

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 ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of ASTERIAS
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