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Summary Information for Field Activity 1984-002-FA

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

Dates: February 01, 1984 to February 07, 1984

Chief scientist: Rick Rendigs

   Rosemarie Petrecca (WHOI); George Hampson (WHOI)

Objectives: 11th Georges Bank monitoring cruise to gather data on the possible environmental effects of exploratory drilling on Georges Bank.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography; XBT; Dredge;XBT

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Habitat maps;

Summary: Van Veen grab samples: 315; Photographs: 35; XBTs: 18; Tows: 6.

Contact: Rick Rendigs (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-11-84-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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