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Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-041-FA

Other ID: none

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 - U. New Haven, CT

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bottom sampling for biology and total organic carbon.


Start Port/Location: Milford, CT

End Port/Location: Milford, CT

Start Date: 1996-08-25

End Date: 1996-08-27

Equipment Used: DGPS, Grab sampler

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Lawrence Poppe, Amy Harmon

Affiliate Staff:
R. Zajac
grad students - UNH-CT

Notes: This cruise will characterize the sedimentary environments imaged in 1993 sidescan cruise. TOC samples will examine temporal variability of sediment attribute.
Project = Long Island Sound Environmental Studies, Long Island Sound Environmental Studies


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

North: 41.07 South: 40.97 West: -73.33 East: -73.27


photo of Dempsey


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
Grab sampler --- Biology
DGPS --- Navigation

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