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Summary for Field Activity Number 2007-042-FA

Area of Operations: Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 20, 2007 to November 20, 2007

Objectives: To obtain sediment grab samples and bathymetric depths from Middle Ground.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Sea Floor Map
Bathymetric Maps

Summary: ~1.5 hours of video in 13 segments (2 DVDs and one 8 mm tape), 9 sediment grab samples, bathymetric depths from depth sounder, and lon/lat from DGPS along ship track.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0GW60 - Project Description

Contact: Rich Signell (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-6-07-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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