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Summary for Field Activity Number 2006-031-FA

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

Dates: September 18, 2006 to September 23, 2006

Objectives: Ground truth with SEABOSS to collect sea floor sediment samples, video transects and still photos in four areas with four sites each area.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Habitat maps

Summary: Sediment samples processed and stored in WHSC; Field logs with Chris Hein, BU; Videos on tape and dvd with Dann Blackwood; Still photos on film and digitized on dvd with Dann Blackwood.

USGS Project Number: 2921-AWW66 - Project Description

Contact: Dann Blackwood (

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

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