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Summary for Field Activity Number 2003-012-FA

Alternate Leg ID: PASTA Legs 2-3

Area of Operations: Chienti River, Pescara, Adriatic Sea, Italy, Mediterranean Sea, Europe, North Atlantic

Dates: May 26, 2003 to June 03, 2003

Objectives: Recover EuroSTRATAFORM moorings and tripods; perform sidescan-sonar surveys.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Time series data
Samples and Chemical Analysis
Suspended Sediment Concentrations
Sea Floor Map

Summary: Recovered Moorings: 3 (#711, 712, and 713 all deployed FA 03011 SEWARD JOHNSON II Feb. 11-22, 2003). Sidescan sonar: These data returned to USGS-Woods Hole for processing.

USGS Project Number: 2921-AND06 - Project Description

Contact: Chris Sherwood (

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