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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-029-FA

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

Dates: September 30, 1998 to October 18, 1998

Chief scientist: Page Valentine


Objectives: High-resolution seismic survey; sampling, video, and photos of sea bed.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Collected 300 km of chirp sub-bottom sonar; 98 photo/video stations; and 60 sediment samples. Lost 6.5 days to bad weather.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-29-98-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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