Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: New Haven Habor, Connecticut, Roanoke Point Shoal, New York, central Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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 Date: 1997-06-02
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1997-06-11
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
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
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Lawrence Poppe - Chief Scientist, Kenneth Parolski - Marine Electronics 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/.