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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-024-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 19, 2002 to August 30, 2002

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Robert Reid, NMFS; Jeremy Collie, URI

Objectives: Habitat mapping and process studies.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography; Video;Video

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary: Total of 150 stations occupied; 31 sediment samples; 68 benthic invert samples; 17 naturalist dredge samples; 60 video transects; 99 photo transects.

Contact: Page Valentine (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-02-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
ALBATROSS IV

Publications resulting from these data

Valentine, Page C., Collie, Jeremy S., Reid, Robert N., Asch, Rebecca G., Guida, Vince G., and Blackwood, Dann S.,2007, The occurrence of the colonial ascidian Didemnum sp. on Georges Bank gravel habitat - ecological observations and potential effects on groundfish and scallop fisheries: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, v. 342, no. 1: p. 179-181. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2006.10.038)

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