Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Connecticut River, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): Gali Kineke - Boston College; Rocky Geyer - WHOI; Dave Ralston - WHOI
Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain core samples, conduct erosion chamber analyses. Conduct sediment camera survey.
Start Date: 2013-05-13
Start Port/Location: Old Saybrook, CT
End Date: 2013-05-17
End Port/Location: Old Saybrook, CT
Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Sediment camera, Corer - piston, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;Suspended sediment concentrations;Physical property data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Obtained cores and performed erosion-chamber measurements at three sites (2 measurements each) and sediment-camera images at >1000 sites. Grab samples at six sites for sediment-camera calibartion.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Patrick Dickhudt
Notes: Coordinated with Boston Colleg and WHOI scientists, aboard RV Lowell Weicker and RV Mytelis.