Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Affiliate Investigator(s): Ralph Lewis - LISRC, CGNHS, CT-DEP
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bottom photography and textural, geochemical, and biological sampling within the areas covered by two 100-kHz sidescan sonar surveys completed during a June 1996 ASTERIAS cruise.
Start Port/Location: Old Lyme, CT
End Port/Location: Milford, CT
Start Date: 1997-03-08
End Date: 1997-03-14
Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , 35 mm camera, Osprey camera system
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Lawrence Poppe, Brenton B. Taylor
Notes: This cruise characterized sedimentary environments off Roanoke Point and Falkner Island imaged during a 1996 sidescan cruise. Additional samples were also collected along the shore in the western Sound. Original Center People field contained: Larry Poppe - Chief Scientist; Dann Blackwood - Photographer; Brendt Taylor - Technician.
Falkner Island, Connecticut, Roanoke Point, New York, central and western Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, Chris, eds., 1998, Long Island Sound environmental studies: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-502/.