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Summary Information for Field Activity 1982-030-FA

Area of Operations: Oceanographer Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 25, 1982 to September 03, 1982

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   J.R. Uzmann, Chief Scientist, National Marine Fisheries Service

Objectives: Describe the canyon fauna in relation to depth and substrates, describe the surficial geology, and conduct detailed bathymetric mapping of the area. Obtain quantitative baseline data on the canyon biota and on the biota of the intercanyon Continental Slope adjacent to Oceanographer Canyon.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography; Bathymetric mapping;Bathymetric mapping

Information to be derived:

Summary: Multiple samples collected and observations recorded. Sediment samples: 30; Push cores: 4.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-12-82-NE. Visit this site for more information.

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