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Field Activity Details for field activity 1970-013-FA

Other ID: VERL 70-41

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry, Environmental Data: Temperature, Sampling: Geology, Environmental Data: Current, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1970-10-19

End Date: 1970-10-23

Equipment Used: Grab sampler - Van Veen , Van Dorn bottle, Seabed drifters, Bathythermograph, Gifford grab, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Stations: 16 (#3618-3630); Grab samples: 5; Surface water temp.: 31; Salinity: 60.

Staff: John S. Schlee, Bradford Butman, J. Jackmovicz, Charles J. O'Hara

Affiliate Staff:

Project = MA DPW Co-op, MA DPW Co-op


Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.35 South: 41.65 West: -71 East: -70.35


photo of Verrill, A. E.
Verrill, A. E.


Tucholke, B.E., Oldale, R. N., and Hollister, C. D., 1972, Map showing echo-sounding survey (3.5 kHz) of Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays, western Gulf of Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Map I-716, 1 sheet.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Van Dorn bottle --- Chemistry
Bathythermograph --- Temperature
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1970-013-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB, UNKNOWN samples)
Gifford grab --- Geology
Seabed drifters --- Current
Loran-C --- Navigation
1970-013-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 70013)

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