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Summary Information for Field Activity 1981-025-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank and canyons, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 10, 1981 to July 21, 1981

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   R.A. Cooper - National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

Objectives: Revisit permanent monitoring stations established July - August 1980 on Georges Bank in Lydonia Canyon. Establish 2 new stations in Oceanographer Canyon. Conduct photographic surveys for qualitative and quantitative analysis of megafauna. Collect faunal and substrate samples for pollutant analysis. Collect substrate samples to define infaunal populations and for sediment size analysis.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Station set-up and monitoring;Station set-up and monitoring

Information to be derived: Station monitoring and set-up

Summary: JSL Dives 1048-1062 and 1065-1068. Bottom samples: 84; film/video.

Contact: Page Valentine (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

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