USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-041-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe

Affiliate Investigator(s): Roman Zajac - U. New Haven, CT

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bottom sampling for biology and total organic carbon.


Start Date: 1996-08-25

Start Port/Location: Milford, CT

End Date: 1996-08-27

End Port/Location: Milford, CT

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Lawrence Poppe, Amy Harmon

Affiliate Staff:
R. Zajac
grad students - UNH-CT

Notes: This cruise will characterize the sedimentary environments imaged in 1993 sidescan cruise. TOC samples will examine temporal variability of sediment attribute.
Project = Long Island Sound Environmental Studies, Long Island Sound Environmental Studies

Location Map:


photo of Dempsey


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
DGPS --- Navigation