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Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-010-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Harley J. Knebel, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Boomer, Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan sonar survey to define the bottom sedimentary environments of Long Island Sound.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1995-04-04

End Date: 1995-04-12

Equipment Used: DGPS, Boomer, Single channel hydrophone, SIS1000 Sidescan sonar, ORE multibeam

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Kenneth E. Parolski, Richard Rendigs, Barbara A. Seekins, Brenton B. Taylor

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: VeeAnn Cross - marine geol., Kenneth Parolski - phys. sci., Richard Rendigs - marine geol., Barbara Seekins - phys. sci. tech., Brendt Taylor - phys. sci. tech.
Project = Long Island Sound Marine Geologic Studies, Long Island Sound Marine Geologic Studies


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

North: 41.33509 South: 40.80965 West: -74.0073 East: -71.6803


photo of Anderson


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
SIS1000 Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
1995-010-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
Boomer --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
ORE multibeam --- Multibeam

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