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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-014-FA

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

Dates: August 22, 2003 to August 28, 2003

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   James Lindholm, NOAA, Stellwagen Bank NMS

Objectives: Sea floor habitat research.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps; Sea floor map;

Summary: Sediment sampling and video/photo transects. Total stations=38. Video/photo stations=38. Sediment sample stations=19.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-2-03-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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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

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