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Seismic-reflection and sidescan-sonar data collected off eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts, during April 1979

Open-File Report 81-184

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey collected 98 line kilometers of single-channel seismic-reflection profiles and sidescan sonar records on the inner shelf of eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts, during April 1979 (fig. 1). The data were obtained during cruise NE-1-79 of the R/V NEECHO. The purposes of the survey were: (1) to study the development of barrier islands; (2) to document the frequency and rate of migration of inlets that breach barrier islands; and (3) to define the characteristics of shoreface ridges on a barrier island.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Seismic-reflection and sidescan-sonar data collected off eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts, during April 1979
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
81-184
Year Published:
1981
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Woods Hole Science Center
Description:
3 p.