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Summary Information for Field Activity 2001-058-FA

Area of Operations: Assawoman, Isle of Wight, Chincoteague Bay, Maryland, Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 30, 2001 to May 05, 2001

Chief scientist: Frank Manheim

Objectives: Collect streamer resistivity data; collect salinity data in water column; investigate sub-bottom resistivity to delineate freshwater submarine discharge.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis;


Contact: Frank Manheim (

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Publications resulting from these data

Manheim, Frank T., Krantz, David E., and Bratton, John F.,2004, Studying ground water under Delmarva coastal bays using electrical resistivity: Ground Water, v. 42, no. 7: p. 1052-1068. (Also available at

Bratton, John F.,2010, The three scales of submarine groundwater flow and discharge across passive continental margins: The Journal of Geology, v. 118, no. 5: p. 565-575. (Also available at

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