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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-025-FA

Area of Operations: Stellwagen Bank region, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 16, 1996 to May 23, 1996

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Peter Auster, NOAA at UCONN, Avery Pt., Groton, CT

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

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Summary:

Contact: Page Valentine (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-25-96-ST. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/stellwagen/stellwagenbank.html

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Platform Info:
photo of DIANE G
DIANE G

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/)

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