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Summary for Field Activity Number 2009-006-FA

Alternate Leg ID: HE0905

Area of Operations: Arctic Ocean

Dates: August 07, 2009 to September 16, 2009

Objectives: Multibeam and Chirp mapping of the sea floor of potential U.S. extended continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Bathymetric Maps
Shallow sediment structure from Knudsen single-channel seismics

Summary: USCGC Healy provided ice breaking during collection of multichannel seismic data by the GSC aboard CCGS LOUIS S. ST-LAURENT.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FQ86 - Project Description

Contact: Deborah Hutchinson (

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-6-09-AR. Visit this site for more information.

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