USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-011-FA

Other ID: AST95-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct detailed (continuous) 100 kHz sidescan sonar surveys in Niantic Bay, Connecticut, and in Fishers Island Sound, Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1995-06-06

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1995-06-12

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Klein 531 sidescan, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, 3.5 kHz, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
LISRC
CT-DEP - R. Lewis
M.Cohen
D. Toderlund - USCG

Notes: Original Center People field contained: K. Parolski - physical scientist.
Project = Long Island Sound Environmental Studies, Long Island Sound Environmental Studies

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., McMullen, K.Y., Parker, C.E., Lewit, P.G., and Doran, E.F., 2010, Integrated multibeam and LIDAR bathymetry data offshore of New London and Niantic, Connecticut: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1231/.

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
DGPS --- Navigation
1995-011-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV DGPS L1-16, NAV DGPS L17-23, NAV DGPS L23-28, NAV DGPS L29-32, NAV DGPS, NAV DGPS L35-36, NAV DGPS L36-38, NAV DGPS L38-44, NAV DGPS L44, NAV DGPS L1-4, NAV DGPS L4-5, NAV DGPS L5-8, NAV DGPS, NAV DGPS L21-25, NAV DGPS EDITED, )
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
1995-011-FA-SO-001 ( Digital tape(s) of SSS-LINE1-16, SSS-LINE17-32, SSS-LINE33-44, SSS-LINE1-8, SSS-LINE9-26, SSS-LINE8, )
1995-011-FA-SO-002-02 ( Fishers Island Sidescan Data )
1995-011-FA-SO-002-01 ( Niantic Bay Sidescan Data )
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system --- Sidescan
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1995-011-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )
1995-011-FA-SE-002 ( microfilm of )
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder --- Single Beam