Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Marilyn ten Brink
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Primarily to collect sediment cores; secondarily, to collect bottom video and sediment grab samples to verify sidescan.
Start Date: 1996-06-17
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1996-06-24
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, Water sampler, Video camera - deep sea, Corer - gravity, 35 mm camera, Grab sampler
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Due to good weather, 100 cores and 62 grab samples were collected for chemical and lithological analysis.
Staff: Emily Banks, Michael Casso, Jane Cookman, Peter W. Gill, Kathy Hall, Richard Rendigs, Marilyn ten Brink
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marilyn ten Brink, Richard Rendigs, Earl Young, Michael Casso, Peter Gill, Emily Bank, Jane Cookman, Kathy Hall.
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/.
Moore, J., Gutierrez, Erin Galvin, Mecray, Ellen L., and Buchholtz ten Brink, Marilyn R., 2006, Physical properties of Long Island Sound sediment cores: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/of02-372/.
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K. Y., Williams, S. J., Crocker, J. M., and Doran, E. F., 2008, Estuarine sediment transport by gravity-driven movement of the nepheloid layer, Long Island Sound: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 28 no. 4, doi: 10.1007/s00367-008-0118-2.
Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, Chris, eds., 1998, Long Island Sound environmental studies: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-502/.