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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-056-FA

Area of Operations: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 08, 1999 to November 11, 1999

Chief scientist: Marilyn ten Brink

   Johan Varekamp, Wesleyan University

Objectives: To collect grab samples to be used for toxicity tests: 3 grabs per station, 30 stations transiting the Sound from east to west in a zig zag pattern to achieve both along-axis and cross-axis samples. Collaborating scientists from Wesleyan University will also be aboard to sample 10 stations for bottom water and foram samples in sediments.

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Summary: Samples covered most of Long Island Sound.

Contact: Ellen Mecray (
Nancy Soderberg (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-56-99-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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