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Summary Information for Field Activity 1992-028-FA

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

Dates: November 14, 1992 to November 21, 1992

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

Objectives: Echo sounding, sidescan sonar surveys, video, and bottom sampling of selected areas on the northern edge of Georges Bank to map sedimentary environments and biological habitats.

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Summary: 422 line km of sidescan sonar data in one area comprising 66 sq. km of continuous coverage; color video camera deployed at 73 sites; 2 sediment samples taken.

Contact: Page Valentine (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-13-92-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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