Alternate Leg ID: BS 87-1; Leg 1, Leg 2
Area of Operations: southeast Louisiana shelf, Chandeleur Islands region, east of Mississippi River delta, Louisiana, north-central Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: September 14, 1987 to September 25, 1987
Objectives: Collect 40-ft. long continuous vibracores at sites selected from high-resolution seismic profiles collected in a survey in June 1987. Interpretation of the cores and seismic profiles will be used to determine the stratigraphy and structure of the shallow sub-bottom of the region. Long-term purpose of program is to locate and identify potential offshore sand borrow areas for beach replenishment projects.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived:
Summary: 40-ft cores: 64; 20-ft cores: 13.
USGS Project Number: 9470-03855
Contact: Jeff Williams (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier B-12-87-LA. Visit this site for more information.