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Summary for Field Activity Number 1992-025-FA

Alternate Leg ID: DE92-10, Leg 2

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

Dates: September 28, 1992 to October 06, 1992

Objectives: Collaborative reasearch with USGS and NMFS; echo sounding, sidescan sonar surveys, video, and bottom sampling of selected areas on the northern edge of Georges Bank to map sedimentary environments and biological habitats.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: 856 line km of sidescan sonar data in 3 areas comprising 139 sq. km of continuous coverage; color video camera deployed at 31 sites; 8 sediment samples taken.


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