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Summary for Field Activity Number 1990-003-FA

Alternate Leg ID: Leg 2, F-90-4

Area of Operations: Mississippi Fan, Florida Escarpment, eastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 12, 1990 to April 26, 1990

Objectives: To study recent sedimentary processes on the Mississippi Fan and along the base of the Florida Escarpment.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: 3.5 kHz (from Leg 1 and Leg 2) - 2280 km. Piston cores - 55; gravity cores - 12.

USGS Project Number: MS FAN

Contact: Dave Twichell (dtwichell@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-4-90-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of FARNELLA
FARNELLA

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
044881,GC1,12-20 00114:18 04/13/199001:47 04/17/1990 3.5K-
044892-14,TRA2-TRA4* 00203:48 04/17/199012:18 04/23/1990 3.5K-
04490P52-P58,G57-G62 00313:08 04/23/199023:03 04/24/1990 3.5K-
04491G62-G63,P64-P67 00423:20 04/24/199018:29 04/25/1990 3.5K-

Data and publications on CD-ROM/DVD-ROM:

Inventory ## per setData TypeContentsAuthorYearReport #FormatTitleRemarks
280101/01PublicationGIS SEIS SAMP N GULF MEXICOTWICHELL, CROSS, PASKEVICH, HUTCHINSON, WINTERS, *20060808OF 2005-1071GIS SELECTD GEOPHYSICAL AND CORE DATA NORTHERN GULF MEXICO CONTINENTAL SLOPE COLLECTED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 2005*DFRN, GYRE; *HART
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