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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-006-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):

Information Specialist(s): Lawrence Poppe

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Examine pro-glacial deposits associated with submerged parts of the Old Saybrook and Hammonasset-Ledyard moraines


Start Port/Location: Old Saybrook, CT

End Port/Location: Old Saybrook, CT

Start Date: 2013-05-06

End Date: 2013-05-08

Equipment Used: DGPS, HYPACK, Boomer, Single channel hydrophone

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Two days were spent running siesmic lines in Long Island Sound. Twelve Boomer lines were run on the submerged portion of the Hammonasset-Ledyard moraine; seven lines and two transects between lines were run on the submerged portion of the Old Saybrook moraine.

Staff: Barry Irwin, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: We will be looking for seismic features indicative of ice-front processes
Project = Sea & Lake/Geol Int Long Island,


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

North: 41.32114 South: 41.22618 West: -72.5798 East: -72.30789


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
HYPACK --- Navigation
Boomer --- Boomer
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler

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