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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-029-FA

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

Dates: September 09, 2002 to September 13, 2002

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

Objectives: Geologic studies of benthic habitats in the Stellwagen Bank NMS region.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography; Video;Video

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary: Total of 24 stations occupied; 23 sediment samples; 23 video transects; 24 photo transects.

Contact: Page Valentine (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-1-02-ST. Visit this site for more information.

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FERREL

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/469/)

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