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.
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., Blackwood, D.S., Schaer, J.D., Glomb, K.A., and Doran, E.F., 2012, Sea-Floor Geology of Long Island Sound North of Duck Pond Point, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1149, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1149.
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., Blackwood, D.S., Schaer, J.D., Guberski, M.R., Wood, D.A., and Doran, E.F., 2011, Surficial geology of the sea floor in Long Island Sound offshore of Orient Point, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1100. CD-ROM and online, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1100/.
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, Lawrence J., Ackerman, Seth D., Danforth, William W., Schaer, Jasper D.,, 2012, Sea-Floor Geology in Long Island Sound, Offshore of the North Fork of Long Island, New York [abs.]: , Long Island Sound Research Conference. Stony Brook, NY, November 1-2, 2012.
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/.
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., and Glomb, K.A., 2013, Sea-Floor Geology and Topography Offshore in Northeastern Long Island Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1060, doi: 10.3133/ofr20131060.
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Guberski, M.R., and Wood, D.A., 2013, Sea-floor character and geology off the entrance to the Connecticut River, northeastern Long Island Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1103, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1103/.
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Guberski, M.R., and Wood, D.A., Sea-Floor Character and Sedimentary Processes Offshore of the Connecticut River, Northeastern Long Island Sound [abs.]: , 2013 GSA Meeting. Denver, CO, October 27-30, 2013.