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Summary Information for Field Activity 1983-019-FA

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

Dates: May 13, 1983 to May 21, 1983

Chief scientist: Rick Rendigs

   George Hampson - WHOI

Objectives: Biological Task Force (BTF) monitoring cruise. The program is designed to gather and analyze data in order to establish baseline levels of activity and to monitor the deposition and accumulation of potentially toxic drilling material and any subsequent effect of such activity on the benthic biota.

Type of Activity: Monitoring; Sampling;Monitoring

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary: Sediment samples: 67.

Contact: Rick Rendigs (

InfoBank: uses the identifier G-19-83-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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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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