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Summary for Field Activity Number 2003-053-FA

Area of Operations: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 04, 2003 to November 06, 2003

Objectives: Testing Chirp sub-bottom systems. We will be comparing the Knudsen 320BR system with the EdgeTech 512i system. The Knudsen 320BR is being deployed from the RV RAFAEL.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map

Summary: 35 km of EdgeTech 512i Chirp data were collected and stored on CD-R.

USGS Project Number: WHOI CO-OP

Contact: Dave Foster (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-3-03-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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photo of ASTERIAS

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