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Summary Information for Field Activity 1995-036-FA

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

Dates: September 15, 1995 to September 20, 1995

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

Objectives: Acquire sediment samples, video, and photographic images of the sea bed that will be used to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and compile maps of Stellwagen Bank.

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

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

Summary: Sediment samples: 131; Video transect; Bottom photos: 158 images on 2 photo CDs.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-3-95-ST. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Valentine, Page C., Gallea, Leslie B., Blackwood, Dann S., and Twomey, Erin R.,2010, Seabed photographs, sediment texture analyses, and sun-illuminated sea floor topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469. (Also available at

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