Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe
Information Specialist(s): Lawrence Poppe
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Groundtruth NOAA hydrographic surveys in Rhode Island Sound (H11995), Nantucket Sound (H12007), and Block Island Sound.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Galilee, RI
Start Date: 2011-06-13
End Date: 2011-06-22
Equipment Used: DGPS, SeaBOSS
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment sampling and still and video bottom photography with the small SEABOSS
Staff: Barry Irwin, Katherine McMullen, Charles Worley
Rhode Island Sound, Nantucket Sound, Block Island Sound, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, North America, North Atlantic;
McMullen, K.Y., and Poppe, L.J, Geologic Mapping Offshore of Rhode Island: .
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., Danforth, W.W., McMullen, K.Y., Blankenship, M.A., Glomb, K.A., and Wright, D.B., 2012, Sea-floor Geology and Sedimentary Environments of Block Island Sound, Offshore Rhode Island [abs.]: , 2012 GSA National Meeting. Charlotte, NC, November 4-7, 2012.
Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., McMullen, K.Y., Blankenship, M.A., Glomb, K.A., Wright, D.B., and Smith, S.M., 2012, Sea-Floor Character and Sedimentary Processes of Block Island Sound: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1005/.
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Schaer, J.D., and Wright, D.B, Sedimentary Environments and Processes of Cross Rip Channel, Offshore Southeastern Massachusetts [abs.]: , 2012 GSA Northeastern Sectional Meeting. Brenton Woods, NH, March 17-20, 2013.
Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Schaer, J.D., and Wright, D.B., 2012, Sea-Floor Geology and Sedimentary Processes in the Vicinity of Cross Rip Channel, Nantucket Sound, Offshore Southeastern Massachusetts: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1222.