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Summary for Field Activity Number 1989-034-FA

Alternate Leg ID: ATL2 124; ALVIN 2168 thru 2176

Area of Operations: Atlantic Continental Slope off New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: December 05, 1989 to December 19, 1989

Objectives: Sediment investigations, sea floor mapping, and ALVIN submersible test dives.

Type of Activity: Submersible dives
Sampling
Photography
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis

Summary: Still images: 9 reels 35 mm color film; Moving images: 23 8 mm video tapes; Samples: carbonates, sediments, chalk, mudstone, sandstone; Other Geophysical: temp. records, sound velocity records, navigation, Seabeam multibeam bathymetry.

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Contact: Dave Twichell (dtwichell@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-24-89-NJ. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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