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Summary for Field Activity Number 1987-012-FA

Area of Operations: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 15, 1987 to April 17, 1987

Objectives: Conduct a hydrographic survey of western Massachusetts Bay and Boston Harbor following a period of record rainfall and stream runoff.

Type of Activity: Hydrographic surveying

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Hydrographic survey, numerous samples taken.

Summary: Hydrographic survey completed.

USGS Project Number: PTRACE

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-2-87-BH. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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