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Summary for Field Activity Number 2007-010-FA

Area of Operations: Milne Point, Simpson Sound, North Slope, Alaska, United States, Beaufort Sea, North America, Arctic Ocean

Dates: February 05, 2007 to February 18, 2007

Objectives: Study gas hydrates in a natural reservoir.

Type of Activity: Wireline sampling
Well logging
Modular Dynamic Testing

Information to be derived: Physical property measurements
Grain-size analyses
Other USGS/commercial companies/academic institutions are responsible for producing: Well-log analyses
Pore-water analyses
Gas geochemistry analyses

Summary: Actual travel dates: 28 Jan. 2007 to 16 Feb. 2007 for WHSC personnel. Field work was preceded by safety training in Anchorage. Assortment of activities related to acquisition of natural sediment samples with and without gas hydrate in the pore space. Well logs. Sediment and pore-content analyses in the field and home-based laboratories including: physical properties, gas and pore-water geochemistry.

USGS Project Number: 8930-0FP3A

Contact: Bill Winters (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-10-07-AK. Visit this site for more information.

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