|US Geological Survey BLM/OCS Baltimore Canyon (Mid-Atlantic) Sediment Analyses (Samples
collected 1 July 1975 to 30 June 1976)
||This data set contains analytical data from samples acquired from the Baltimore Canyon
(Mid-Atlantic) area of the Outer Continental Shelf, U.S. East Coast, by the U.S. Geological
Survey, Office of Marine Geology, Woods Hole, Mass., during the first year of environmental
assessment work funded by the Bureau of Land Management (June 1975 - August 1976),
on cruises of the ships Atlantis II, Advance II, Columbus Iselin, Pierce, and Gillis.
The data set contains ten files. The first file ("station data") contains location
and collection documentation for the subsequent files which contain the various analytical
data. Data files include: baltcanyon.1.txt - collection documentation, baltcanyon.2.txt
- grain size of sediments, baltcanyon.3.txt - high molecular weight hydrocarbons,
baltcanyon.4.txt - hydrocarbon contaminant and intercalibration samples, baltcanyon.5.txt
- trace metals, baltcanyon.6.txt - carbon content, baltcanyon.7.txt - suspended sediment
(see note), baltcanyon.8.txt - suspended matter, baltcanyon.9.txt - clay mineralogy,
baltcanyon.10.txt - carbon-14 dates, readme.txt - full documentation for above.