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Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-034-FA

Other ID: CT cruise # AST 90-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Robert N. Oldale

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ralph S. Lewis - CT DEP

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location: Noank, CT

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1990-09-10

End Date: 1990-09-12

Equipment Used: Boomer, GeoPulse system, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Kenneth E. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
possible student?; Ralph Lewis
Ch. Sci.

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Kenneth Parolski - ET, possible student?


Fishers Island Sound, Long Island Sound, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.3299 South: 41.20887 West: -72.1837 East: -71.85544


photo of Asterias


Poppe, L.J., Paskevich, V.F., Lewis, R.S., and DiGiacomo-Cohen, M.L., 2002, Geological framework data from Long Island Sound, 1981-1990; a digital data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-002, DVD-ROM, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Boomer --- Boomer
GeoPulse system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1990-034-FA-SE-001-01 ( Scanned Profiles - 10 scanned record sections in TIFF format.)
Loran-C --- Navigation
1990-034-FA-LN-001-01 ( Navigation data)

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