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Summary for Field Activity Number 2010-001-FA

Area of Operations: Central/Eastern Alaskan North Slope, Alaska, United States, North America

Dates: July 12, 2010 to July 19, 2010

Objectives: Map shallow methane and methane seeps; constrain shallow lake stratigraphy at locations of cores acquired for the project in April 2010; infer deeper structure if possible.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Seafloor mapping
Ground penetrating radar in lakes

Information to be derived:

Summary: Edgetech 424, boomer, and lake bottom sonar/water column images were collected from a small boat over the northern part of Lake Teshekpuk, including an area of previously identified shallow methane.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FP59 - Project Description

Contact: Carolyn Ruppel (

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