Other ID: AST94-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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
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.
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
Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, Chris, eds., 1998, Long Island Sound environmental studies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-502, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-502/.