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Summary Information for Field Activity 1994-008-FA

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

Dates: November 06, 1994 to December 05, 1994

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab
Page Valentine

   Larry Mayer - UNH; John Hughes-Clark - U. New Brunswick

Objectives: Multibeam and bathymetric sidescan of small study area of Massachusetts Bay and the southern part of SBNMS. First cruise of three for the next two years.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Bathymetric maps


Contact: Bill Schwab (
Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-8-94-ST. 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

Valentine, Page C., Baker, Jessica, Unger, Tanya, and Polloni, Chris,1998, Archive of the Simrad EM1000 processed multibeam data collected during the FREDERICK G. CREED surveys of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, November 1994: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-222, 2 DVD-ROMs

Valentine, Page C., Unger, Tanya S., Baker, Jessica L., and Polloni, Christopher F.,1999, Sun-illuminated sea floor topographic maps and perspective-view imagery of Quadrangles 1-18, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-363, CD-ROM. (Also available at

Valentine, Page C., Middleton, Tammie J., and Fuller, Sarah J.,2001, Sea floor maps showing topography, sun-illuminated topographic imagery, and backscatter intensity of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File-Report 00-410, 1 CD-ROM. (Also available at

Valentine, Page C., Scully, Lian A., and Fuller, Sarah J.,2005, Sea floor ruggedness in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map I-2840-D, CD-ROM. (Also available at

Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Ackerman, S.D., Foster, D.S., Andrews, B.A., and Schwab, W.C.,2013, Shallow Geology, Sea-floor Texture, and Physiographic Provinces of the Inner Continental Shelf from Nahant to Northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1157. (Also available at

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