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Summary for Field Activity Number 2002-018-FA

Area of Operations: Tunica Mound, Pigmy Basin, Orca Basin, Bush Hill, Mississippi Canyon, north central Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 01, 2002 to July 10, 2002

Objectives: Giant piston coring for gas hydrate project.

Type of Activity: Coring

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: Giant box cores: 4, ~32 m; gravity heat flow: 21 penetrations, 9 sta, ~57 m; Calypso piston cores: 17, ~500 m; pore water samples: 458; water content/geotechnical samples: ~1100

USGS Project Number: 7241-64121

Contact: Bill Winters (bwinters@usgs.gov)

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Data and publications on CD-ROM/DVD-ROM:

Inventory ## per setData TypeContentsAuthorYearReport #FormatTitleRemarks
280101/01PublicationGIS SEIS SAMP N GULF MEXICOTWICHELL, CROSS, PASKEVICH, HUTCHINSON, WINTERS, *20060808OF 2005-1071GIS SELECTD GEOPHYSICAL AND CORE DATA NORTHERN GULF MEXICO CONTINENTAL SLOPE COLLECTED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 2005*FRNL,GYRE; *HART
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