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Summary for Field Activity Number 2004-025-FA

Alternate Leg ID: HB-0604

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

Dates: June 16, 2004 to June 16, 2004

Objectives: Deploy 2 benthic chambers in Hingham Bay (Station 8) and collect up to 8 diver-collected push cores. Return in about 1 week to recover the benthic chambers.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis

Summary: On June 16, deployed two benthic chambers in Hingham Bay (Station 8) and collected 6 diver-collected push cores. Water depth was 24 feet. The cores were 4.5-inch ID. Extrusion pistons were inserted upon removal from the bottom. Core 8-6 had pre-installed fins for erosion experiment. Cores 8-3 through 8-6 were x-rayed at Falmouth Hospital. On June 23, the benthic chambers were recovered. Area of operation: 42.2914N to 42.2916N; -70.93W to -70.932W.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0EL10 - Project Description

Contact: Michael Casso (

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