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Summary for Field Activity Number 2006-028-FA

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

Dates: October 11, 2006 to October 11, 2006

Objectives: Collect sediment cores at one station in Boston Harbor (Hingham Bay) for pore water analysis and for lab-based erosion studies.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis

Summary: Approximately 7 cores were collected by divers and processed in the laboratory for pore water profiles, erosion experiments and resistivity.

USGS Project Number: 2921-BOF96 - Project Description

Contact: Mike Bothner (

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

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Map of field activity boundary.

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