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Summary for Field Activity Number 1990-044-FA

Alternate Leg ID: OC227 - I, II

Area of Operations: Deep Water Dump Site DWDS 106, New Jersey Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 04, 1990 to November 24, 1990

Objectives: Conduct in situ measurements of chemical and biological processes in water sediment interface including particle mixing, pore water irrigation, metabolic rate. Collect sediment samples to study benthic infauna, microbiology, heavy metals, organic geochemistry for distribution of chemical enrichment from sewage sludge at dump site.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Grain size analysis

Summary: Bathymetric transects: 3; Sediment stations: 8; MK3 Box cores (25 vegematic subcores): 10; WHIMPs: 2; Rolaid Lander: 1.

USGS Project Number: DWDS 106

Contact: Mike Bothner (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-27-90-NJ. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
045181-3 00123:59 11/05/199018:20 11/08/1990 3.5K-
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