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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-016-FA

Area of Operations: Patuxent River mouth, Rhode River, Parker Creek, Maryland, Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 11, 1998 to June 18, 1998

Chief scientist: John Bratton
Steve Colman

   John King - URI

Objectives: High-resolution seismics and coring, Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Project.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: Gravity cores: 3; Long piston cores: 4; Slow piston cores: 7; Kasten core: 1; Mackereth cores: 4 (obtained from separate barge); 3.5 kHz Elics: 100 km; Odom fathometer: 100 km.

Contact: Steve Colman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-16-98-CH. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Baucom, Pattie C., Bratton, John F., Colman, Steven M., Moore, Jennifer M., King, John, Heil, Chip, and Seal, Robert,2001, Selected data for sediment cores collected in Chesapeake Bay in 1996 and 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-194. (Also available at

Bratton, John F., Colman, Steven M., and Seal, Robert R., II,2003, Eutrophication and carbon sources in Chesapeake Bay over the last 2700 yr; human impacts in context: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 67, no. 18: p. 3385-3402. (Also available at

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