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Summary Information for Field Activity 2008-024-FA

Area of Operations: Penobscot River, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Maine, United States, Gulf of Maine, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 16, 2008 to September 25, 2008

Chief scientist: Walter Barnhardt

   Joe Kelley, University of Maine; Laura Brothers, University of Maine

Objectives: Re-mapping of pockmark field to determine morphological change (if any) and to refine sub-bottom structure.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived:

Summary: Seismic reflection system failed after three days due to software problems (SB Logger). Very frustrating. Swath bathymetry and backscatter from sidescan sonar: 8 days of data collection, 340 km of tracklines, water depths 3-90 m; Seismic reflection profiles: 3 days of data collection, 109 km of tracklines; Sound velocity profiles: 15.

Contact: Brian Andrews (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-24-08-ME. Visit this site for more information.

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