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Summary for Field Activity Number 1982-023-FA

Alternate Leg ID: JOHN 142; JSL dives 1214-1232

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, Lydonia Canyon, Oceanographer Canyon, Veatch Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 10, 1982 to July 21, 1982

Objectives: Revisit permanent monitoring stations in Georges Bank, Lydonia Canyon, and Oceanographer Canyon. Set up a station in Veatch Canyon. Conduct photographic surveys of megafauna for quantitative/qualitative analysis. Collect faunal and substrate samples for pollutant analysis, definition of infaunal populations, and sediment size analysis.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Revisit monitoring stations and set up monitoring station

Information to be derived: megafauna quantitative/qualitative analysis
faunal and substrate pollutant and population analysis
grain size analysis

Summary: Bottom samples: 71; Bottom photos/video.

USGS Project Number: NMFS

Contact: Page Valentine (

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Map of field activity boundary.

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