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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-020-FA

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

Dates: September 23, 1998 to September 30, 1998

Chief scientist: Brad Butman
Marilyn ten Brink

Objectives: Collect sediment grabs, cores, and bottom photos/video for sea floor characterization, sidescan verification, toxicity and geochemical analysis.

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Contact: Ellen Mecray (

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Publications resulting from these data

Butman, Bradford, Gutierrez, Benjamin T., Buchholtz ten Brink, Marilyn, Schwab, William C., Blackwood, Dann S., Mecray, Ellen L., and Middleton, Tammie J.,2003, Photographs of the sea floor offshore of New York and New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-470, DVD-ROM. (Also available at

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