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Summary for Field Activity Number 1986-003-FA

Area of Operations: Ocean City, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 14, 1986 to April 22, 1986

Objectives: Map near shore sand beds to determine volume for potential sand borrow sites for beach replenishment.

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Information to be derived:

Summary: Track lines were run over nearshore sand beds to determine the volume available for beach replenishment. Approximately one third of the survey was completed before bad weather conditions concluded the job. Another survey will be planned for June 1986, completing the project so that coring can begin shortly thereafter.

USGS Project Number: MSEISOPS

Contact: Dave Nichols (

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1-86-MD. Visit this site for more information.

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