Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Throgs Neck Bridge, Bronx, New York, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Rendigs
Affiliate Investigator(s): USGS
Information Specialist(s): Richard Rendigs
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect 2 diver assisted push cores, 8 grab samples for Larry Poppe (USGS), and additional grab samples for USMMA and CCNY.
Start Date: 2006-03-24
Start Port/Location: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Great Neck, NY
End Date: 2006-03-26
End Port/Location: Great Neck, NY
Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Digital camera, Grab sampler
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 2 diver-assisted cores were collected near the Throgs Neck Bridge. These cores were collected for Dr. Zhang-CCNY. 8 Van Veen grab samples were collected for Larry Poppe (USGS) at his Bridgeport site.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Richard Rendigs
Notes: USGS divers will supply first aid and DAN O2 emergency oxygen kits. Buddy system during diving operations. Dry suit diving for both divers. Original Center People field contained: Richard Rendigs, Dann Blackwood: divers, samplers and mobilizers.
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K. Y., Williams, S. J., Crocker, J. M., and Doran, E. F., 2008, Estuarine sediment transport by gravity-driven movement of the nepheloid layer, Long Island Sound: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 28 no. 4, doi: 10.1007/s00367-008-0118-2.