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Summary Information for Field Activity 2007-034-FA

Area of Operations: Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 14, 2007 to November 19, 2007

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

Objectives: Ground truth NOAA survey of Woods Hole (H11077) with sub-bottom profiles and bottom sampling and photography.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;

Summary: A total of 58 stations were occupied (44 sampling and photography; 14 photography only). Chirp high-resolution seismic reflection data were collected along 12.6 km of tracklines.

Contact: Larry Poppe (
Nancy Soderberg (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-3-07-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Foster, D.S., Blackwood, D.S., Williams, S.J., Ackerman, S.D., Barnum, S.R., and Brennan, R.T.,2008, Sea-floor character and sedimentary processes in the vicinity of Woods Hole, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1004. (Also available at

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