Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Affiliate Investigator(s): Ralph Lewis - LISRC, CGHNS
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan sonar surveys to map sedimentary processes and benthic habitats in New Haven Harbor and dumping grounds and Roanoke Point Shoal.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1997-06-02
End Date: 1997-06-11
Equipment Used: Edgetech Sidescan sonar, Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system, ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder, ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This cruise completed the 8th USGS sidescan-sonar survey of critical habitats in Long Island Sound. All data processing performed post-cruise at USGS-Woods Hole. Sidescan sonar: 299 km
Staff: Lawrence Poppe, Kenneth E. Parolski
Mary DiGiacomo-Cohen and Ralph Lewis - Long Island Sound Research Center; V. Ferini and J. Griffin - SUNY
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Lawrence Poppe - Chief Scientist, Kenneth Parolski - Marine Electronics Technician.
Project = Long Island Sound Environmental Studies, Long Island Sound Environmental Studies
New Haven Habor, Connecticut, Roanoke Point Shoal, New York, central Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 41.2||South: 41.1||West: -73||East: -72.75|
Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, Chris, eds., 1998, Long Island Sound environmental studies: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-502/.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Edgetech Sidescan sonar||---||Sidescan|
|Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system||---||Sidescan|
|ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder||---||Single Beam||Bathymetry GIS data ( )|
|ORE 140 transceiver/1036 transducer sub-bottom profiler||---||Sub Bottom Profiler||1997-018-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( 3.5K) for lines )|
|DGPS||---||Navigation||1997-018-FA-LN-001-01 ( Sidescan sonar survey track maps for Roanoke Point, New Haven Dumpsite and New Haven, CT, ASTERIAS June 2-11, 1997.