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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 (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

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

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Platform Info:
photo of CHRISTOPHER ANDREW
CHRISTOPHER ANDREW

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/)

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