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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-019-FA

Area of Operations: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 08, 2006 to June 06, 2006

Chief scientist: Dann Blackwood

   Kathryn Ford, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries

Objectives: Occupy 50 SEABOSS stations to collect sea floor sediment samples, video transects and still camera photos.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps;

Summary: Weather delayed work. Most sites done on June 5-6, 2006. Sediment Samples: stored at WHSC; Field logs, Video tapes and dvds, Still photos, Navigation log and file.

Contact: Seth Ackerman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier V-1-06-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C.,2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p.. (Also available at

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