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Summary for Field Activity Number 2008-024-FA

Alternate Leg ID: R-24-08-ME

Area of Operations: Penobscot River, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Maine, United States, Gulf of Maine, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 16, 2008 to September 25, 2008

Objectives: Re-mapping of pockmark field to determine morphological change (if any) and to refine sub-bottom structure.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Bathymetric Maps

Summary: Swath bathymetry and backscatter from sidescan sonar: 8 days of data collection, 340 km of tracklines, water depths 3-90 m; Seismic reflection profiles: 3 days of data collection, 109 km of tracklines; Sound velocity profiles: 15.

USGS Project Number: 2921-AWW80 - Project Description

Contact: Walter Barnhardt (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-24-08-ME. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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photo of RAFAEL

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