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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-032-FA

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

Dates: April 02, 1996 to April 26, 1996

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Larry Mayer - NOAA; John Hughes-Clark - UNB

Objectives: Continue multibeam bathymetric and sidescan sonar survey of Stellwagen Bank NMS.

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Summary: This field activity, originally scheduled for 1995, was rescheduled and concluded in 1996. Information also appears under Field Activity # 95033.

Contact: Page Valentine (

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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, April 1995: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-130, 2 DVD-ROMs

Valentine, Page C., Unger, Tanya S., and Baker, Jessica L.,2000, Sun-illuminated sea floor topography of Quadrangle 2 in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2702

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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