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Summary for Field Activity Number 2009-061-FA

Area of Operations: continental shelf, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 12, 2009 to August 25, 2009

Objectives: High-resolution sub-bottom profiling of the inner continental shelf off Massachusetts coast. Multichannel seismic survey of outer continental shelf. Seismic data used in preparation for drilling to assess freshwater resources beneath the continental shelf. Collaborative work: USGS, WHOI, Scripps, Rice University.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived:

Summary: High-resolution sub-bottom profiling of the inner continental shelf off Massachusetts coast were collected. Seismic data used in preparation for drilling to assess freshwater resources beneath the continental shelf. Collaborative work: USGS, WHOI, Scripps, Rice University.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0GU10 - Project Description

Contact: Jane Denny (jdenny@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier E-61-09-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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