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Field Activity Details for field activity 1983-018-FA

Other ID: BTF M-7; BLM M-7

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Investigator(s): George Hampson - WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1983-02-05

End Date: 1983-02-11

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Van Veen grab samples: 40.

Staff: Lawrence Poppe, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
George Hampson - Ch. Sci.

Project = Biological Task Force (BTF) Georges Bank Monitoring Program, Biological Task Force (BTF) Georges Bank Monitoring Program


Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 42.11262 South: 40.16208 West: -71.1925 East: -68.33496


photo of Endeavor


Poppe, L.J., Williams, S.J., and Paskevich, V.F., eds., 2005, U.S. Geological Survey east-coast sediment analysis; procedures, database, and GIS data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1001, DVD-ROM, supercedes OFR 00-358, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
1983-018-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Loran-C --- Navigation
1983-018-FA-LN-001 ( Digital tapes of NV, NV-STAR, and NV-FINAL: inventory #2723, 2747, and 2748.)

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