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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-031-FA

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

Dates: September 18, 2006 to September 23, 2006

Chief scientist: Dann Blackwood

   Kathryn Ford, DMF

Objectives: Ground truth with SEABOSS to collect sea floor sediment samples, video transects and still photos in four areas with four sites each area.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Sea floor mapping; Photography;Sea floor mapping

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

Summary: Sediment samples processed and stored in WHSC; Field logs with Chris Hein, BU; Videos on tape and DVD with Dann Blackwood; Still photos on film and digitized on DVD with Dann Blackwood.

Contact: Dann Blackwood (dblackwood@usgs.gov)

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

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/awards.html

Platform Info:
VENTURE

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/)

Data Types and Locations:

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