Other ID: NE-81-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): John Grow, Deborah Hutchinson
Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Multichannel, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine whether the Connecticut Valley Triassic grabens extend south of New Haven into Long Island Sound. Determine whether sub-basement reflectors can be identified, especially in the vicinity of the gravity maximum which crosses western Long Island Sound and which is part of a major gravity anomaly extending from Georgia to Newfoundland.
Start Date: 1981-06-02
Start Port/Location: Noank, CT
End Date: 1981-06-12
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Varian V-75 magnetometer, Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C, Multichannel seismics
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 12-channel Seismic data: 301 km; Magnetics: 301 km; Fathometer: 157.3 km.
Staff: John Grow, Deborah Hutchinson, Frank W. Jennings, David Nichols
Notes: Original Center People field contained: John Grow, Co-Chief Scientist; Debbie Hutchinson, Co-Chief Scientist; Frank Jennings, Chief Technician; Dave Nichols, DFS V Technician; Scott Chalker, Shore Coordinator.