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Summary for Field Activity Number 1987-049-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 25, 1987 to July 31, 1987

Objectives: Use submersible to study juvenile cod habitats on the Northern Edge of Georges Bank. Characterize habitats using video and photo imagery and sediment samples.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis

Summary: 8 sediment samples collected with Smith-McIntyre grab sampler; texture analysis performed at USGS Woods Hole in 1987; lab sample nos. are AE940-947.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FO11 - Project Description

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-49-87-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of POWELL, JW

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