Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Rhode Island Sound, Rhode Island, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Information Specialist(s): Dann Blackwood, Lawrence Poppe
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Ground-truth NOAA multibeam surveys H11922 and H11996 in Rhode Island Sound.
Start Date: 2010-07-21
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2010-07-23
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, Digital camera, DGPS
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Barry Irwin, Katherine McMullen
Notes: Ground truthing will be done with the small SEABOSS. Platform will be the R/V RAFAEL.
McMullen, K.Y., and Poppe, L.J, Geologic Mapping Offshore of Rhode Island: WHCMSC Page, .
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Ackerman, S.D., Blackwood, D.S., Schaer, J.D., Nadeau, M.A., and Wood, D.A., 2011, Surficial geology of the sea floor in central Rhode Island Sound, southeast of Point Judith, Rhode Island: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1005, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1005/.
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., and Parker, C.E., 2015, Character, Distribution, and Ecological Significance of Storm-Wave Induced Scour in Rhode Island Sound, USA: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 35 no. 2, pp. 135–144, doi: 10.1007/s00367-014-0392-0.
Poppe, L.J., and McMullen, K.Y., , 2014 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI. Honolulu, HI, February 23-28, 2014.
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Blackwood, D.S., Irwin, B.J., Schaer, J.D., and Forrest, M.R., 2011, Sea-Floor Geology and Character of Eastern Rhode Island Sound West of Gay Head, Massachusetts: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1004, DVD-Rom and online, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1004/.