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ID O-1-68-NS
Also Known As 68ANC
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California,Environmental Science Services Administration. Chief Scientist: Hans Nelson. Geological data (boxcore, Campbellgrab, VanVeengrab, LoranC, radar, transitsatellite, magnetics, gravity, airgun) of field activity O-1-68-NS in Norton Sound, Alaska from 07/24/1968 to 08/16/1968
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Environmental Science Services Administration
Chief Scientist Hans Nelson
Activity Type Geological
Platform Oceanographer
Area of Operation Norton Sound, Alaska, Norton Sound, AK
Bounding Coordinates
-168.00000    -160.00000
Ports leave Nome, AK
arrive Nome, AK
Dates 07/24/1968 (JD 206) to 08/16/1968 (JD 229)
Analog Materials list
Scanned Materials o-1-68-ns.pp_689Cite log (pdf)
Hans Nelson Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
John Phillips Ship Captain, Oceanographer
Dee Kimbell Operations Officer
Jose Velasquez Chief Engineer
Thurston Davis Chief Survey Technician
James Jones Chief Machinist
Richard Pratt Scientist, USGS Western Region
Dick Tagg Unspecified Investigator, USGS Western Region
Jerry Zembruscki Scientist, Petrobas, Brazil
Equipment Used
Information to be Derived
Grain size analysis, heavy metal chemical analysis, radiocarbon data,
texture, foraminifera, pebble roundness, lithology
182 van veen grab samples, 38 box cores, 32 Campbell grap, 201 stations
Nelson, C.H., Hopkins, D.M., 1972, Sedimentary processes and distribution of 
particulate gold in the
northern Bering Sea, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 689, see scanned 

Nelson, C.H., Pierce, D.E., Leong, K.W., and Wang, F.F.H., 1972, Mercury distribution in Ancient and Modern Sediment of Northeastern Bering Sea, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 0268; URL:
Got Help? For O-1-68-NS, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, notes, owner, project, project number, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
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O-1-68-NS location map of where navigation 

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