USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-002-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): Ralph Lewis - LISRC, CGNHS, CT-DEP

Information Specialist(s):

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.

Vehicle(s):

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

Affiliate Staff:
Mary DiGiacomo-Cohen
Ralph Lewis - LISRC

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.
Project = Sediment Texture: Database and Mapping, Sediment Texture: Database and Mapping

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Dempsey
Dempsey

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
1997-002-FA-LN-001 ( Floppy disk(s) containing NAV DGPS MARK, )
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
Osprey camera system --- Photo
Video
1997-002-FA-VD-001 ( 2 Hi-8 cassette tapes of bottom video from western Long Island Sound)