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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-022-FA

Area of Operations: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 07, 1996 to August 08, 1996

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

Objectives: Collect series of cores from 4 sites (sampled 3 times since 1977, most recently in 1993) to measure sedimentation and mixing rates in metals concentrations; compare changes in metals inventory from cores 1977-present. Collect 3 cores with 1 m barrels at each station; possible 2 m core from Station 8.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived:

Summary:

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-22-96-BH. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/awards.html

Platform Info:
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ASTERIAS

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/)

Data Types and Locations:

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