Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Marilyn ten Brink
Affiliate Investigator(s): Johan Varekamp, Wesleyan University
Information Specialist(s): Ellen Mecray, Nancy K. Soderberg
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect grab samples to be used for toxicity tests: 3 grabs per station, 30 stations transiting the Sound from east to west in a zig zag pattern to achieve both along-axis and cross-axis samples. Collaborating scientists from Wesleyan University will also be aboard to sample 10 stations for bottom water and foram samples in sediments.
Start Date: 1999-11-08
Start Port/Location: Groton, CT
End Date: 1999-11-11
End Port/Location: Groton, CT
Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Video camera - deep sea, Digital camera, DGPS
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Samples covered most of Long Island Sound.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Erin Galvin, Ellen Mecray, Joseph S. Newell, Sunita Shah, Marilyn ten Brink
Notes: Latitude coordinates are not entered here. Original Center People field contained: Marilyn ten Brink - Chief Scientist; Ellen Mecray, Sunita Shah - deck ops, Erin Galvin - deck ops and mob, Dann Blackwood - video on grab, Joe Newell - mob and transport gear to/from Groton.
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.