Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: western Long Island Sound, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Affiliate Investigator(s): Ralph Lewis - LISRC, CGNHS, CT-DEP
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bottom photography and textural, geochemical and biological sampling to map nearshore regional textural distributions in western Long Island Sound.
Start Date: 1997-03-25
Start Port/Location: Milford, CT
End Date: 1997-03-28
End Port/Location: Milford, CT
Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Osprey camera system
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Lawrence Poppe, Brenton B. Taylor
Notes: Nearshore sampling along the coastlines of western Long Island Sound in CT-NY to complement the 1996 deeper-water ANDERSON and nearshore DEMPSEY sampling and to complete the textural map/database. Original Center People field contained: Larry Poppe - Chief Scientist; Dann Blackwood - Photographer; Brendt Taylor - Technician.
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/.