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Summary Information for Field Activity 2013-019-FA

Area of Operations: Connecticut River, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 13, 2013 to May 17, 2013

Chief scientist: Chris Sherwood

   Gali Kineke - Boston College; Rocky Geyer - WHOI; Dave Ralston - WHOI

Objectives: Obtain core samples, conduct erosion chamber analyses. Conduct sediment camera survey.

Type of Activity: Sampling;Connecticut River Estuary, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis;Suspended sediment concentrations;Physical property data;Erosion chamber measurements Sediment camera images

Summary: Obtained cores and performed erosion-chamber measurements at three sites (2 measurements each) and sediment-camera images at >1000 sites. Grab samples at six sites for sediment-camera calibartion.

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