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Summary for Field Activity Number 2008-009-FA

Alternate Leg ID: HE0806; H-2-08-AR

Area of Operations: Canada Basin, United States, Canada, North America, Arctic Ocean

Dates: September 06, 2008 to October 01, 2008

Objectives: Collect bathymetry, chirp sub-bottom, and gravity data as well as break ice for a second ship (LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT) as part of delimiting the boundary of the U.S. extended continental shelf in the Eurasian Basin of the Arctic Ocean.

Type of Activity: Multibeam Bathymetry and Gravity

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: There were 5146 km of tracklines (multibeam, sub-bottom and gravity). Total area imaged was 39,311 km2 with the SeaBeam 2112. 11 stations were occupied for CTD and 10 stations for phytoplankton analysis.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FQ86 - Project Description

Contact: Deborah Hutchinson (

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-2-08-AR. Visit this site for more information.

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