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Summary for Field Activity Number 2002-041-FA

Area of Operations: north central Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 18, 2002 to November 02, 2002

Objectives: To collect geophysical and chemical measurements that quantify lateral and temporal energy, fluid, and gas fluxes at gas hydrate sites in Gulf of Mexico lease blocks Green Canyon 185 and Garden Banks 425. USGS participation is to help operate the Georgia Tech EdgeTech SB512 deep-tow chirp profiling system and to produce trackline maps and some data management at sea.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Time series data
Sea Floor Map
Heat Flow, Coring


USGS Project Number: OFA Account - needs new account number assigned.

Contact: Deborah Hutchinson (

InfoBank: uses the identifier J-1-02-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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