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Summary for Field Activity Number 2003-035-FA

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

Dates: June 17, 2003 to June 17, 2003

Objectives: Deploy oxygen profiling instrument at long-term Monitoring Stations 3 and 2; test grab sampler.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work
Measure oxygen profile in surficial sediments

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Oxygen profiles and measurements

Summary: Osprey Oxygen profiler was deployed and recovered twice at site 3. Profiles were downloaded at sea. Small Van Veen grab was tested from davit in Boston Harbor in thirty feet of water near Perry Cove at 42 17.978 N, 70 56.425 W.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0EL16 - Project Description

Contact: Mike Bothner (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-03-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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