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Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-001-FA

Other ID: JD95-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Lawrence Poppe

Affiliate Investigator(s): Roman Zajac - UNH; Ralph Lewis - LISRC, CGNHS

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Visual Identification: Species ID

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bottom photography, textural, geochemical, and biological sampling in sidescan areas off Norwalk, Milford, and Clinton, Connecticut during Nov. 1993 and June 1994 cruises.


Start Port/Location: Old Lyme, CT

End Port/Location: Milford, CT

Start Date: 1995-04-25

End Date: 1995-05-03

Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen , SeaBOSS, Camera- deep sea, Video camera - deep sea

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Lawrence Poppe

Affiliate Staff:
R. Lewis
M. Cohen - LISRC; D. Toderlund - USCG; R. Zajac
S. Wilson
D. Selger
J. Dogiallo
C. Dodson
J. Howald
N. Zackeo - UNH

Notes: Cruise represents efforts to characterize spring benthic communities and textural distributions and comparison to summer conditions during August 1995 cruise. Original Center People field contained: Larry Poppe - Ch. Sci., Dann Blackwood - Photog.
Project = CT Co-op/Long Island Sound Marine Studies, CT Co-op/Long Island Sound Marine Studies


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

North: 41.20346 South: 40.90106 West: -73.4161 East: -72.75146


photo of Dempsey


Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL:

Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, Chris, eds., 1998, Long Island Sound environmental studies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-502, CD-ROM, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1995-001-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Camera- deep sea --- Photo

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