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Summary for Field Activity Number 2001-049-FA

Alternate Leg ID: IB R-2-01-BH

Area of Operations: Hull Bay, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 04, 2001 to June 08, 2001

Objectives: One day trip to deploy a benthic chamber and a second day trip to recover the chamber 4-5 days later. Dates are uncertain. The benthic chambers will measure the flux of metals and nutrients from the sediments of Hull Bay. The chamber weighs about 150 lbs in air and is in the shape of a tripod, 3 feet on a side. A detachable black and white camera will be used to check the placement on the bottom.

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Information to be derived:


USGS Project Number: 7241-32050

Contact: Mike Bothner (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-2-01-BH. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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photo of RAFAEL

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