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Summary for Field Activity Number 2004-032-FA

Alternate Leg ID: MH46-04

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

Dates: September 22, 2004 to September 23, 2004

Objectives: Exchanged long-term moorings at Station A off Boston. Collected 8 sediment cores. Deployed and recovered oxygen profiler. Deployed benthic chambers.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work
Photography

Information to be derived: Time series data
Samples and Chemical Analysis
Grain size analysis
Suspended Sediment Concentrations

Summary: Exchanged long-term moorings at Station A off Boston. Moorings deployed: 2 (#774 recovered adrift, FA 04065 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Dec. 31, 2004; #775 recovered FA 05003 ABBIE BURGESS Feb. 5-6, 2005). Moorings recovered: 3 (#766, 767 with film, and 768, all deployed FA 04026 MARCUS HANNA May 19-20, 2004). Recovered 38 sediment trap samples. Collected 3 cores from Station 2 (sandy) and 5 cores from Station 3 (muddy).

USGS Project Number: 2921-0EL10 - Project Description

Contact: Michael Casso (mcasso@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-1-04-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of ABBIE BURGESS
ABBIE BURGESS

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