Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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 Port/Location: Groton, CT
End Port/Location: Groton, CT
Start Date: 1999-11-08
End Date: 1999-11-11
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.
Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
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/.