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Summary for Field Activity Number 2007-003-FA

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

Dates: September 06, 2007 to September 15, 2007

Objectives: Ground validation of geophysical mapping done in previous surveys: bottom sampling, photography, and coring.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Photography

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Grain size analysis
Sea Floor Map

Summary: The survey occupied xx stations on the inner shelf off the South Shore coast and northern Cape Cod Bay (the areas previously surveyed with geophysics in cruises FA 06012, FA 07001, and FA 07002). Photographic data were collected at 183 stations; grab samples were collected at 128 stations. Seventeen vibracores were collected, ranging up to 4.2 m long.

USGS Project Number: 2921-AWW66 - Project Description

Contact: Walter Barnhardt (wbarnhardt@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-1-07-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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