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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-022-FA

Area of Operations: Stellwagen Bank NMS region, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 28, 1998 to May 01, 1998

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Peter Auster - NOAA/UCONN

Objectives: Geological and biological sampling of biological habitats in area closed to fishing as of May 1, 1998.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: This is a week of day-trips to sample and photo selected sites prior to closing of area to fishing. 36 photo/video stations; 24 sediment samples collected.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-22-98-ST. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Valentine, Page C., Gallea, Leslie B., Blackwood, Dann S., and Twomey, Erin R.,2010, Seabed photographs, sediment texture analyses, and sun-illuminated sea floor topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469. (Also available at

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