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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-011-FA

Area of Operations: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, North Atlantic

Dates: March 18, 1999 to March 26, 1999

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Peter Auster, James Lindholm - NURP/UCONN

Objectives: Sampling (video, photo, sediment) and sub-bottom profiling.

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Information to be derived:

Summary: Short stop in Boston on Mar. 21 to exchange personnel via small boat. Total stations 104; video and photo 104; sediment samples 82 stations. Sub-bottom profiling 425 km.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-11-99-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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