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Summary for Field Activity Number 2009-042-FA

Area of Operations: Upper Mystic Lake, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, North America

Dates: June 08, 2009 to June 08, 2009

Objectives: Test new seismic fish and topside unit configuration in a lake setting known to be characterized by methane emissions.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: location of gas-charged sediments
Chirp imagery.

Summary: Collected Chirp data over most of lake; Lowrance GPS failed a few times.

USGS Project Number: 2921-OFP59 - Project Description

Contact: Carolyn Ruppel (

InfoBank: uses the identifier T-42-09-MA. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of TERRAPIN

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