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Summary Information for Field Activity 1982-038-FA

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

Dates: November 19, 1982 to November 28, 1982

Chief scientist: Rick Rendigs

   George Hampson (WHOI)

Objectives: Collect bottom grab samples, rocking chair dredge samples, otter trawl samples, bottom still photographs, XBT casts, and other hydrographic measurements for the Georges Bank benthic monitoring program.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary: Bottom grab samples: 6; Van Veen samples: 67; Rocking chair dredge; Otter trawl; Still photos; XBTs: 19.

Contact: Rick Rendigs (

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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, L.J., Williams, S.J., and Paskevich, V.F., eds.,2005, U.S. Geological Survey east-coast sediment analysis; procedures, database, and GIS data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1001, DVD-ROM, supercedes OFR 00-358. (Also available at

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