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Summary Information for Field Activity 1987-024-FA

Area of Operations: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 16, 1987 to July 21, 1987

Chief scientist: Rick Rendigs

Objectives: To conduct a high-resolution seismic reflection (Uniboom) and sidescan survey of Boston Harbor and selected offshore areas.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Seismic reflection records, sidescan sonar


Contact: Rick Rendigs (

InfoBank: uses the identifier N-1-87-BH. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C.,2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p.. (Also available at

Rendigs, R.R., and Oldale, R.N.,1990, Map showing the results of a subbottom acoustic survey of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2124. (Also available at

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