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Summary for Field Activity Number 1993-006-FA

Alternate Leg ID: DE93-03

Area of Operations: southwestern Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 19, 1993 to April 27, 1993

Objectives: Collaborative research with NMFS: echo sounding, sidescan sonar surveys, video, and bottom sampling of the southwestern part of Stellwagen Bank to map sedimentary environments and biological habitats.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Continuous data collected: 1013 line km of sidescan sonar data comprising 162 sq. km. of continuous coverage (see trackline map). Stations occupied: color video camera (mounted on Van Veen grab) deployed at 56 sites resulted in 52 sediment samples taken in the study area.


Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-3-93-ST. Visit this site for more information.

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