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): Lawrence Poppe
Affiliate Investigator(s): CT DEP
Information Specialist(s): Katherine McMullen, Lawrence Poppe
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seismic Profiling: To investigate the character of stratified glacial drift adjacent to the Orient Point - Fishers Island moraine segment. Sampling and Photography: To ground truth NOAA hydrographic surveys in eastern Long Island Sound.
Start Date: 2010-04-14
Start Port/Location: Avery Point, Groton, CT
End Date: 2010-04-21
End Port/Location: Old Saybrook, CT
Equipment Used: Digital camera, HYPACK, Single channel hydrophone, Video camera - deep sea, Grab sampler - Van Veen , SeaBOSS, Boomer, Knudsen CHIRP Sub-bottom Profiler
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 51 Stations occupied with SEABOSS; 31 km of seismic lines were run with the Knudsen; 59 km of seismic lines were run with the Boomer.
Staff: Lawrence Poppe
Notes: First 2 days of cruise will be seismic profiling; boat will be re-configured for the small SEABOSS; remainder of cruise will be spent sampling and collecting bottom photography.