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Summary Information for Field Activity 1988-003-FA

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

Dates: May 04, 1988 to May 05, 1988

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

Objectives: The purpose of this cruise is to collect sediment cores which will be analyzed for radioisotopes, heavy metals and toxic organic compounds.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary: 35 samples.

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-1-88-MY. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/awards.html

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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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/)

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