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Summary for Field Activity Number 1990-006-FA

Alternate Leg ID: NPTN 90-01

Area of Operations: Chicago, Waukegan, Illinois, southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America

Dates: May 14, 1990 to May 20, 1990

Objectives: Conduct sidescan sonar surveys of (1) the submerged forest off Chicago, (2) the nearshore sand wedge from Chicago to Waukegan, and (3) collapse and slump features off Waukegan.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Shoreline Erosion
Sea Floor Map
Bathymetric Maps

Summary: Sidescan sonar: 90km; 3.5 kHz seismic: 90 km; Bathymetry: 90 km

USGS Project Number: 9470-27013

Contact: Dave Folger ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier N-1-90-LM. Visit this site for more information.

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Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:

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

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
04492 001: 05//1990: 05//1990-
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