USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-029-FA

Other ID: AST94-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Hammonasset Beach State Park, central Long Island Sound, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ralph Lewis - LISRC

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct continuous (detailed) and spaced-line 100 kHz sidescan surveys off Hammonasset Beach State Park to determine surficial sediment textural distribution related to active sedimentary processes and evaluate/relate habitats to benthic community.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1994-06-10

Start Port/Location: Hammonasset, CT

End Date: 1994-06-16

End Port/Location: Hammonasset, CT

Equipment Used: Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, 3.5 kHz, DGPS, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Lawrence Poppe, Kenneth E. Parolski, Amy Harmon

Affiliate Staff:
Ralph Lewis
Mary Cohen - LISRS
Conn. Geological Survey
CT; Doug Wheat - Yale U.

Notes:

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, Chris, eds., 1998, Long Island Sound environmental studies: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-502/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Klein 595 100/500kHz sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1994-029-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
1994-029-FA-SO-003-01 ( Side scan sonar mosaics)
1994-029-FA-SO-002 ( microfilm of LONG ISLAND SOUND)
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1994-029-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of LONG ISLAND SOUND)
DGPS --- Navigation
1994-029-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV-DGPS, NAV GPS, NAV GPS, NAV GPS? BLANK DISK, NAV GPS, NAV GPS, NAV GPS, NAV GPS, PROGRAM, WAYPOINTS, )
Loran-C --- Navigation