U.S. Geological Survey Core Drilling on the Atlantic Shelf

@article{Hathaway1979USGS,
  title={U.S. Geological Survey Core Drilling on the Atlantic Shelf},
  author={J. C. Hathaway and C. Poag and P. Valentine and F. Manheim and F. Kohout and M. Bothner and R. E. Miller and D. Schultz and D. Sangrey},
  journal={Science},
  year={1979},
  volume={206},
  pages={515 - 527}
}
The first broad program of scientific shallow drilling on the U.S. Atlantic continental shelf has delineated rocks of Pleistocene to Late Cretaceous age, including phosphoritic Miocene strata, widespread Eocene carbonate deposits that serve as reflective seismic markers, and several regional unconformities. Two sites, off Maryland and New Jersey, showed light hydrocarbon gases having affinity to mature petroleum. Pore fluid studies showed that relatively fresh to brackish water occurs beneath… Expand
Origin and extent of fresh paleowaters on the Atlantic continental shelf, USA.
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