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Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-011-FA

Area of Operations: Cape Cod National Seashore, Race Point, Provincetown, Nauset Inlet, Eastham, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 24, 2004 to June 04, 2004

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

Objectives: Bottom sampling and photography to ground truth multibeam bathymetry and backscatter data.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived:

Summary: 4 8-mm tapes of bottom video (A and B copies); 241 still photos of the sea floor (on CD-ROM); 79 sediment samples for textural analysis.

Contact: Nancy Soderberg (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-04-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, L.J., Paskevich, V.F., Butman, B., Ackerman, S.D., Danforth, W.W., Foster, D.S., and Blackwood, D.S.,2006, Geological interpretation of bathymetric and backscatter imagery of the sea floor off eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1048, DVD-ROM. (Also available at

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