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Summary Information for Field Activity 1990-044-FA

Area of Operations: Deep Water Dump Site DWDS 106, New Jersey Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 04, 1990 to November 24, 1990

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   J. Frederick Grassle - Rutgers; William Martin - WHOI

Objectives: Conduct in situ measurements of chemical and biological processes in water sediment interface including particle mixing, pore water irrigation, metabolic rate. Collect sediment samples to study benthic infauna, microbiology, heavy metals, organic geochemistry for distribution of chemical enrichment from sewage sludge at dump site.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;

Summary: Bathymetric transects: 3; Sediment stations: 8; MK3 Box cores (25 vegematic subcores): 10; WHIMPs: 2; Rolaid Lander: 1.

Contact: Mike Bothner (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-27-90-NJ. Visit this site for more information.

InfoBank: uses the identifier 2. Visit this site for more information.

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