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Summary for Field Activity Number 1991-035-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 91-3

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

Dates: October 01, 1991 to October 13, 1991

Objectives: Collaborative research with USGS, NMFS and Bigelow Lab. Sample water column for physical properties, chlorophyll, nutrients, zooplankton and herring larvae; sample sea floor for texture and herring egg beds; echo sounding and high-resolution seismic profiling for bedform and texture distribution; and map egg bed distribution and relationship to bottom environment.

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USGS Project Number: EEZ

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-3-91-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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