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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-043-FA

Area of Operations: New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Dates: November 19, 1996 to December 14, 1996

Chief scientist: Brad Butman
Bill Schwab
Page Valentine

   Canadian Hydro Service - U. New Brunswick; NOAA, NMSP and NOS

Objectives: Bathymetric and backscatter surveys using multibeam in New York Bight, Stellwagen NMS, and western Massachusetts Bay to outfall region.

Type of Activity: Sampling;Seismic profiling;Sea floor mapping;

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;

Summary: SBNMS: 6 days at sea; 1093 km data.

Contact: Bill Danforth (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-43-96-NB. Visit this site for more information.

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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

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