USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-030-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mike Finster (U. Virginia), Duncan Fitzgerald (BU)

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Acoustic studies of large sand waves.


Start Date: 1989-10-12

Start Port/Location: New London, CT

End Date: 1989-10-18

End Port/Location: New London, CT

Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Motorola Mini-Ranger III

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Thomas O'Brien

Affiliate Staff:
Mike Finster (U VA)
Duncan Fitzgerald (BU)


Location Map:


photo of John Wesley Powell
John Wesley Powell


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1989-030-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS, )
1989-030-FA-SE-001 ( VHS digital tapes for line(s) 1-4, 5-8, 9-10, ?, )
Motorola Mini-Ranger III --- Navigation