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Summary for Field Activity Number 2006-002-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 22, 2006 to September 01, 2006

Objectives: Seabed habitat mapping: mapping of distribution of invasive tunicate, Didemnum sp.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Habitat maps

Summary: Activities included video/photo drifts with SEABOSS for habitat and fauna description; CTD casts, otter trawling, and dredging for biological samples.

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Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-1-06-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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