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Summary Information for Field Activity 1997-030-FA

Area of Operations: Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook, New Jersey, New York, New York Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 22, 1997 to July 01, 1997

Chief scientist: Marilyn ten Brink

   Clare Reimers - Rutgers Univ.

Objectives: ROV deployment and measurement of pore water chemistry. Secondary objective: sediment cores for verification of in situ measurements and detailed survey/time-series of solid-phase metal contaminants.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;


Contact: Marilyn ten Brink (

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-30-97-NB. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, L.J., Williams, S.J., and Paskevich, V.F., eds.,2005, U.S. Geological Survey east-coast sediment analysis; procedures, database, and GIS data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1001, DVD-ROM, supercedes OFR 00-358. (Also available at

Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, C.F.,2000, USGS east-coast sediment analysis; procedures, database, and georeferenced displays: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2000-358. (Also available at

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