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Summary for Field Activity Number 1998-003-FA

Alternate Leg ID: SHIPS

Area of Operations: Puget Sound, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: Mar 09, 1998 to Mar 25, 1998

Objectives: Deploy and recover ocean bottom seismometers as part of the SHIP experiment to map the Seattle Fault and sedimentary basin under the Seattle urban area.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: OBSes deployed and recovered: 9 (2 failed to record data: C4, D4).

USGS Project Number: 7160-58700 7440-33140

Contact: Uri ten Brink (

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