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Summary Information for Field Activity 2001-073-FA

Area of Operations: Hudson Canyon, Deep Water Dump Site 106 (DWDS106), United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 16, 2001 to September 21, 2001

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   Fred Grassle, Rutgers University

Objectives: We collected sediment samples using ALVIN from the Sludge Max Site in the 106 Mile Dumpsite for sewage sludge. Samples were also collected from Grassle's long-term Station 6 by box coring, and from the head of Hudson Canyon from ALVIN. This is a cooperative multidisciplinary and multi-institutional program. Five dives were completed. This cruise was part of the Ocean Exploration Initiative that NOAA is proposing for future federal funding.

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Summary: Alvin FLUFF samples were collected on three dives. Fluff samples from 5 box cores from MMS Station 6 were collected. Core sections were split for metals, organic geochemistry and Clostridium perfringens analysis.

Contact: Mike Bothner (

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