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Summary Information for Field Activity 1994-024-FA

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

Dates: July 05, 1994 to July 08, 1994

Chief scientist: Bill Danforth

Objectives: Conducted a sidescan sonar survey in a localized area within Massachusetts Bay. Collected video, Van Veen grab samples and slow cores to enable ground truthing of the sonar data.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Sea floor mapping; Photography;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map;

Summary: Sidescan data: 61.5 km; Cores: 7, 2 stored intact; Core subsamples: 15; Van Veen grabs: 16; Video?

Contact: Bill Danforth (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-4-94-BH. Visit this site for more information.

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