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ID A-3-68-NP
Abstract Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Geophysical data (airgun, transitsatellite) of field activity A-3-68-NP in Argo Circe from 03/08/1968 to 03/17/1968
Organization Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Project/Theme Circe
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Argo
Area of Operation Argo Circe, North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
61.75000
130.25000    -100.25000
20.25000
Dates 03/08/1968 (JD 068) to 03/17/1968 (JD 077)
Analog Materials list
Equipment Used
airgun
transitsatellite
Purpose
To study bottom topography, magnetic patterns, heat flow, sediments
and variations of the earth's magnetic field near the equator in the Western
Pacific, Indian, and southern Atlantic Oceans.
Information to be Derived
Seismic reflection profiles.
Summary
Circe Expedition, a circumnavigation of the world which explored
the western Pacific, Indian and southern Atlantic oceans with
support from the National Science Foundation and the Office of
Naval Research.  During this expedition, participants studied
bottom topography, magnetic patterns, heat flow, sediments and
variations of the earth's magnetic field near the equator.  Data
pertinent to the sea floor spreading theory was collected.  The
expedition used a seagoing computer and a satellite navigation
system, which was unique at that time.
Got Help? For A-3-68-NP, we would appreciate any information on -- chief scientist, contract, crew, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, notes, owner, ports, project number, publications, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
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A-3-68-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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