Other ID: AT-84-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Gerald Edwards
Affiliate Investigator(s): Ralph S. Lewis - Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sparker, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain vibracores at selected targets (46) in the coastal waters of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1984-09-26
End Date: 1984-10-19
Equipment Used: Sparker system, Innerspace Technology 25-element hydrophone, Alpine Vibracorer, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Seismic reflection;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Although weather and equipment problems caused some delays, the scientific objectives of each participant were met. Cores: 44.
Staff: Gerald Edwards
Long Island Sound;Block Island Sound;Narragansett Bay;Rhode Island Sound;New Hampshire coast;
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Oldale, R.N., and Edwards, Gerald B., 1990, Cores from marine geologic features in the western Gulf of Maine: , download PDF.
Poppe, L.J., Paskevich, V.F., Lewis, R.S., and DiGiacomo-Cohen, M.L., 2002, Geological framework data from Long Island Sound, 1981-1990; a digital data release: URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/openfile/of02-002/.