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Summary for Field Activity Number 1996-018-FA

Area of Operations: Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 21, 1996 to April 30, 1996

Objectives: Carry out a single-channel seismic reflection survey of the Chesapeake Bay impact crater.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Morphology


USGS Project Number: 7241-64083 7241-32290

Contact: Wylie Poag (

InfoBank: uses the identifier E-18-96-CH. Visit this site for more information.

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
048176-14 00114:00 04/25/199605:07 04/27/1996 3.5K-
0481815-18 00205:44 04/27/199611:45 04/28/1996 3.5K-
0481926-27 00309:03 04/29/199613:14 04/29/1996 3.5K-
048201 00118:38 04/23/199621:13 04/23/1996 3.5K- GI GUN
048212-5 00215:25 04/24/199609:30 04/25/1996 3.5K- GI GUN
048226 00309:31 04/25/199613:51 04/25/1996 3.5K- GI GUN
048233A + 15A 00120:33 04/27/199603:11 04/28/1996 SSS- CHIRP/SUBTM
048246-28 00114:15 04/25/199615:15 04/29/1996 AIR- GI
048253A +15A 00121:00 04/27/199603:20 04/28/1996 H2O-
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