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R/V Barnes with USGS seismic system

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University of Washington's research vessel R/V Barnes is loaded with the USGS multichannel seismic system components GeoEel, Chirp, and boom plates. During the fieldwork, we collected multichannel sparker and towed chirp sub-bottom data in Puget Sound and multichannel boomer and towed chirp sub-bottom data in Lake Washington, in hopes of characterizing recent deformation and estimating earthquake recurrence on the Seattle Fault zone. For more information about this field activity in 2017, see USGS field activity 2017-612-FA on CMGDS at


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