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Summary for Field Activity Number 2001-073-FA

Alternate Leg ID: ATL6-1B; IB A-1-01-NB

Area of Operations: Hudson Canyon, Deep Water Dump Site 106 (DWDS106), United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 16, 2001 to September 21, 2001

Objectives: We collected sediment samples using ALVIN from the Sludge Max Site in the 106 Mile Dumpsite for sewage sludge. Samples were also collected from Grassle's long-term Station 6 by box coring, and from the head of Hudson Canyon from ALVIN. This is a cooperative multidisciplinary and multi-institutional program. Five dives were completed. This cruise was part of the Ocean Exploration Initiative that NOAA is proposing for future federal funding.

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USGS Project Number: 7241-32010

Contact: Mike Bothner (

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photo of ATLANTIS
photo of ALVIN

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