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Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-019-FA

Area of Operations: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 13, 2004 to September 17, 2004

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

   Seth Ackerman, MA CZM

Objectives: Bottom sampling, video and photography for ground truthing multibeam bathymetric data.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived:


Contact: Brad Butman (

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

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Publications resulting from these data

Ackerman, Seth D., Butman, Bradford, Barnhardt, Walter A., Danforth, William W., and Crocker, James M.,2006, High-resolution geologic mapping of the inner continental shelf; Boston Harbor and approaches, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1008, DVD-ROM. (Also available at

Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Ackerman, S.D., Foster, D.S., Andrews, B.A., and Schwab, W.C.,2013, Shallow Geology, Sea-floor Texture, and Physiographic Provinces of the Inner Continental Shelf from Nahant to Northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1157. (Also available at

Data Types and Locations:


Deck photos of field activity operations


grab samples



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