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Summary for Field Activity Number 2008-012-FA

Alternate Leg ID: R-1-08-MY

Area of Operations: Edgartown Harbor, Nantucket Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 08, 2008 to September 09, 2008

Objectives: Ground truth NOAA survey H11346 of the entrance to Edgartown, Massachusetts with bottom sampling and photography. Field work was focused on the sampling/photography.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
sea floor map.

Summary: Thirty seven stations were occupied (28 sites on September 8, 2008, 9 sites on September 9, 2008). Still photographs and video were collected at all stations; sediment samples were collected at 34 of the stations. Sediment samples were not collected at the 3 stations where boulders and dense shells were present.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FL13 - Project Description

Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-1-08-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of RAFAEL

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