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Summary for Field Activity Number 1993-012-FA

Alternate Leg ID: SNDS93-1

Area of Operations: Lake Michigan, Great Lakes, United States, North America

Dates: June 21, 1993 to June 25, 1993

Objectives: Bottom sediment samples and video were collected to verify interpretation of the NPTN93-1 sidescan sonar data. A total of 102 sediment sampling stations were occupied and 92 samples were recovered for analysis (see map). Bottom video was collected at 26 stations using K. Parolski's newly designed sled (SQUID). Video was recorded when the SQUID was deployed on station and while drifting along the bottom.

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Information to be derived:

Summary: Sediment sampling stations: 102; sediment samples recovered: 92; bottom video stations: 26.

USGS Project Number: GREAT LAKES

Contact: Dave Foster (

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-1-93-LM. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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