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Summary Information for Field Activity 2005-004-FA

Area of Operations: Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonborough, Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States, North America

Dates: July 23, 2005 to July 30, 2005

Chief scientist: Jane Denny

   Jeff Deacon, NH/VT WRD

Objectives: Sea floor mapping of Lake Winnipesaukee working with NH WRD; invasive species mapping project.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Surficial geologic map

Summary: Geophysical survey was conducted within Moultonbourough Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee using high-resolution sidescan-sonar, swath bathymetry, and chirp sub-bottom profiler. Sediment samples, video and bottom photographs were collected to ground truth the geophysics. These data will lay the foundation for further habitat studies within the Bay.

Contact: Jane Denny (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-05-NH. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Deacon, J.R., Denny, J.F., Argue, D., Kiah, R.G. and Danforth, W.W.,,0, Distribution and Habitat Conditions of Variable-leaf Milfoil in Moultonborough Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report

Denny, J. F, Danforth, W.W., Worley, C.R., and Irwin, B.J,2014, High-resolution geophysical and sample data collected in Moultonborough Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire in 2005, USGS Field Activity 2005-004-FA: U. S. Geological Survey Web Page. (Also available at

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