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Summary for Field Activity Number 2009-007-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 09007

Area of Operations: Arctic Ocean

Dates: August 06, 2009 to September 17, 2009

Objectives: Sediment thickness mapping using multichannel seismics and sonobuoys on the potential U.S. extended continental shelf north of Alaska.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Bathymetric Maps

Summary: 4062 km of 16-channel multichannel seismic data 51 sonobuoys (46 good) 8355 line km 12 kHz echo sounder 177 Helicopter spot soundings 9 CTD Rosettes 72 XCTDs Underway measurement of seawater salinity, temperature, flourescence, gas tension, and oxygen saturation. Underway ice observations (log) Underway marine mammal observations (log)

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FQ86 - Project Description

Contact: Deborah Hutchinson (

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-7-09-AR. Visit this site for more information.

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