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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-049-FA

Area of Operations: coastal Maine, coastal New Hampshire, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 01, 1998 to November 05, 1998

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Wade Gough, USCG; John Sowles, Maine DEP

Objectives: Conduct sediment sampling for USCG around mercury-laden shipwreck M/V EMPIRE KNIGHT.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary: Stations: 35; Sediment samples: 29; Bottom photos: 75 (1 photo CD); Video transects: 35 (7 tapes).

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-49-98-ME. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Alexander, P.S., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., and Strahle, W.S.,2004, Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts; data report for 1989-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM. (Also available at

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