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Summary Information for Field Activity 2007-003-FA

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

Dates: September 06, 2007 to September 15, 2007

Chief scientist: Walter Barnhardt

Objectives: Ground validation of geophysical mapping done in previous surveys: bottom sampling, photography, and coring.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Sea floor map;

Summary: The survey occupied xx stations on the inner shelf off the South Shore coast and northern Cape Cod Bay (the areas previously surveyed with geophysics in cruises FA 06012, FA 07001, and FA 07002). Photographic data were collected at 183 stations; grab samples were collected at 128 stations. Seventeen vibracores were collected, ranging up to 4.2 m long.

Contact: Seth Ackerman (sackerman@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-1-07-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
CONNECTICUT

Publications resulting from these data

Andrews, Brian D., Ackerman, Seth D., Baldwin, Wayne E., and Barnhardt, Walter A.,2010, Geophysical and sampling data from the inner continental shelf; northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1006. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1006/)

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1157/)

Data Types and Locations:

LogsPhotos

Deck photos of field activity operation

Samples

grab samples

Video

Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (bbuczkowski@usgs.gov)

 

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