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Summary for Field Activity Number 1989-038-FA

Alternate Leg ID: Phase I, Leg 3

Area of Operations: west delta area, Chandeleur Island area, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 31, 1989 to August 04, 1989

Objectives: As part of the fourth year of the Barrier Erosion Study, the USGS and LGS will be collecting high-resolution seismic data to augment and fill in survey data collected since 1986. The objective is to determine the shallow morphostratigraphy of the Louisiana barrier delta plain using seismic and core information.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Morphology


USGS Project Number: 9470-03855

Contact: Jeff Williams (

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Map of field activity boundary.

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