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;, Block Island Sound, Rhode Island, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Principal Investigator(s): Katherine McMullen, Lawrence Poppe
Information Specialist(s): Lawrence Poppe
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Ground-truth NOAA hydrographic surveys in Block Island Sound
Start Date: 2012-06-11
Start Port/Location: Galilee, Point Judith, RI
End Date: 2012-06-14
End Port/Location: Galilee, Point Judith, RI
Equipment Used: HYPACK, SeaBOSS, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Stations were occupied along the shore of Rhode Island to collect sediment samples and bottom photography in order to verify NOAA surveys H12296 and H12023.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Barry Irwin
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Ackerman, S.D., Blackwood, D.S., Lewit, P.G., and Parker, C.E., 2013, Sea-floor geology in northeastern Block Island Sound, Rhode Island: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1003, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1003/.