Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: The Race, eastern Long Island Sound, western Block Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Affiliate Investigator(s): NOAA
Information Specialist(s): Lawrence Poppe
Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sound Velocity, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Multibeam bathymetry and backscatter; Knudsen CHIRP sub-bottom profiling.
Start Date: 2003-09-29
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 2003-10-10
End Port/Location: New London, CT
Equipment Used: Reson 8125, Reson 8101 24 kHz, Simrad EM1002, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: A bathymetric and sub-bottom survey of The Race (NOAA sheet G) was completed in eastern Long Island Sound and western Block Island Sound.
Staff: William Danforth, Lawrence Poppe
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Larry Poppe, Geologist; Bill Danforth, Marine Seismic Specialist (mobilization).
Poppe, L.J., DiGiacomo-Cohen, L. J., Doren, M. L., Smith, S. M., Stewart, H. F. and Forfinski, N. A., 2007, Geologic interpretation and multibeam bathymetry of the sea floor in the vicinity of the Race, Eastern Long Island Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1012, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1012/.
Poppe, L.J., and Foster, D.S., Evidence for a Glaciotectonic Origin of the Orient Point – Fishers Island Moraine, Westernmost Block Island Sound [abs.]: , 2014 Geological Society of America Northeast Sectional Meeting. Lancaster, PA, March 23-25, 2014.
Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., McMullen, K.Y., Parker, C.E., and Doran, E.F., 2011, Combined Multibeam and LIDAR Bathymetry Data from Eastern Long Island Sound and Westernmost Block Island Sound – A Regional Perspective: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1003, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1003/.