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Summary for Field Activity Number 1986-011-FA

Alternate Leg ID: NOAA summer mission, Leg 2; JSL 1818

Area of Operations: Rodgers Pass, Gulf of Maine, Corsair Canyon, Fundian Canyon, Northeast Channel, eastern Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 20, 1986 to August 01, 1986

Objectives: Submersible, sidescan, sampling, and bathymetric operation in eastern Georges Bank canyons and on adjacent slope; sedimentary processes, currents, megabenthic fauna and habitats.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Sea floor mapping
Bathymetric operation

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Habitat maps

Summary: 12 kHz data: 83.7 nm (155.01 km); 100 kHz sidescan data: 51.2 nm (94.82 km); sediment samples: 88; video of current meter recovery. Mooring recovery assistance for MARY LOUISE (FA 86012) by SEA-LINK: 1 (#301 deployed FA 85024 GYRE Jul. 24-26, 1985).

USGS Project Number: 9590-02998

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-2-86-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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