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Summary for Field Activity Number 2010-005-FA

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

Dates: September 08, 2010 to September 15, 2010

Objectives: Collect bottom photography and sediment samples to validate geophysical data.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seafloor mapping

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Sea floor map

Summary: SeaBOSS grab samples, photos/video for groundtruth of high-resolution geophysical data. Sediment grab samples, photos, and video data collected.

USGS Project Number: 2921-AWW86 - Project Description

Contact: Bill Schwab (

InfoBank: uses the identifier U-5-10-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

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