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Summary for Field Activity Number 1990-036-FA

Alternate Leg ID: Whaler 90-01

Area of Operations: Southern Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, Illinois, United States, North America

Dates: September 11, 1990 to September 13, 1990

Objectives: Assess the application of Ground Penetrating Radar to measure the thickness of the sand wedge along the Illinois and Indiana shorelines.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Repeated transects about 900 m long were run with radars of different frequencies off Great Lakes, and one transect with one frequency was run off Waukegan. In both areas, the thickness of sand had been measured previously by jetting.

USGS Project Number: 9470-27013

Contact: Dave Folger ()

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

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Map of field activity boundary.

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