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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-005-FA

Area of Operations: Great Round Shoal, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 24, 2006 to July 27, 2006

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

Objectives: Ground truth NOAA multibeam survey H11079 of Great Round Shoal with bottom sampling and photography.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Bottom Photography (still photos and video)
Sediment grain size analyses

Summary: A total of 32 stations were occupied. Bottom photography was collected at all of the stations; sediment samples were collected at 28 of the stations.

Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-06-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, L.J., Ackerman, S.D., Foster, D.S., Blackwood, D.S., Williams, S.J., Moser, M.S., Stewart, H.F., and Glomb, K.A.,2007, Sea-floor character and sedimentary processes of Great Round Shoal Channel, offshore Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1138, DVD-ROM. (Also available at

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