Accession Number : AD0652595

Title :   NARRATIVE OF CHAIN CRUISE NO. 46,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Bowin,Carl

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : The narrative report of CHAIN Cruise 46 includes the chief scientist's journal, a summary track chart, and a log of stations occupied. The cruise was made in two parts: first, to conduct a geophysical survey in the Caribbean region, and second, to participate in a survey of the coastal waters of Eastern United States in connection with a JOIDES program. The scienfific program included echo sounding; continuous seismic reflection profiling; bathymetry, gravity, and magnetic measurements; and dredging, coring, bottom photography, and heat flow measurements. Ports of call were Oranjestad, Aruba; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and Kingston, Jamaica. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, REPORTS), GEOPHYSICS, OCEANOGRAPHY, SEISMOGRAPHS, MAPS, BATHYTHERMOGRAPH DATA, SEDIMENTARY ROCK, MAGNETIC PROPERTIES, OCEAN BOTTOM SAMPLING, SEA WATER, DATA PROCESSING, GRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS, SAMPLERS, OCEAN BOTTOM, CHARTS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, GRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS, UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY, VELOCITY, TEMPERATURE, ACOUSTICS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geomagnetism
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Seismology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE