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Summary for Field Activity Number 2006-005-FA

Area of Operations: Great Round Shoal, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 24, 2006 to July 27, 2006

Objectives: Ground truth NOAA multibeam survey H11079 of Great Round Shoal with bottom sampling and photography.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Habitat maps
Sea Floor Map
Bottom Photography (still photos and video)
Sediment grain size analyses

Summary: A total of 32 stations were occupied. Bottom photography was collected at all of the stations; sediment samples were collected at 28 of the stations.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FL13 - Project Description

Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-06-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of RAFAEL

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