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Summary for Field Activity Number 1996-038-FA

Area of Operations: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 07, 1996 to November 02, 1996

Objectives: Conduct sidescan sonar surveys to image sedimentary environments and biological habitats. Acquire data from the sea bed that will be used to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and compile maps of Stellwagen Bank NMS.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Sea floor mapping
Photography

Information to be derived: Habitat maps
Sea Floor Map

Summary: Sidescan sonar: 513 km; Stations: 107 (sample, video transect, still photos at each station)

USGS Project Number: 7241-32060

Contact: Page Valentine (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-38-96-ST. Visit this site for more information.

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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:

Data and publications on CD-ROM/DVD-ROM:

Inventory ## per setData TypeContentsAuthorYearReport #FormatTitleRemarks
061901/03GEOL PHOTOBOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD282VALENTINE PC1996INTERNAL ARCHIVE FERL96038 BOTTOM PHOTOS STELLWAGEN BANK OCTOBER 7-NOVEMBER 2, 1996 #6203-3042-1803
062002/03GEOL PHOTOBOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD291VALENTINE PC1996INTERNAL ARCHIVE FERL96038 BOTTOM PHOTOS STELLWAGEN BANK OCTOBER 7-NOVEMBER 2, 1996 #6203-3042-1806
062103/03GEOL PHOTOBOTTOMPHOTO STELL JD306VALENTINE PC1996INTERNAL ARCHIVE FERL96038 BOTTOM PHOTOS STELLWAGEN BANK OCTOBER 7-NOVEMBER 2, 1996 #6203-3042-2601
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