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Summary for Field Activity Number 2000-016-FA

Alternate Leg ID: CH-15-00; IB H-16-00-SR

Area of Operations: Blake Ridge, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 20, 2000 to July 29, 2000

Objectives: Coring for identification of age of event and sedimentary/chemical processes related to gas hydrate at Blake Ridge collapse feature. Collection of 3.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler data for bathymetry and structure.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis

Summary: ODEC Seismic reflection: 14 lines; Piston cores: 33 (240 shipboard analyses - see cruise narrative) stored in Woods Hole; Gravity (trigger) cores: 14, stored in Woods Hole.

USGS Project Number: 7241-64121

Contact: Bill Dillon (

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-16-00-SR. Visit this site for more information.

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