USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-007-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Sea and Lake Floor Mapping (LQ000FL)

Location: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Principal Investigator(s): Katherine McMullen, Lawrence Poppe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Katherine McMullen

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geological interpretation of 2 NOAA multibeam surveys (H12411 abd H12412) in western Long Island Sound.


Start Date: 2014-06-02

Start Port/Location: Norwalk, CT

End Date: 2014-06-07

End Port/Location: Norwalk, CT

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS, DGPS

Information to be Derived: Maps of sediment distribution and sedimentary environments

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Photos, video, and grab samples

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Barry Irwin, Katherine McMullen, Lawrence Poppe

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Multibeam datasts were used to select stations to be occupied with the small SeaBOSS.

Location Map:


photo of Rafael


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
DGPS --- Navigation