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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-009-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, UNH; Lauren Staphaniac, UConn

Information Specialist(s): Lawrence Poppe

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Verification and geologic interpretation of NOAA hydrographic surveys and support of habitat mapping


Start Port/Location: Groton, CT

End Port/Location: Groton, CT

Start Date: 2013-05-20

End Date: 2013-05-26

Equipment Used: DGPS, SeaBOSS

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;Habitat maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: SeaBOSS operations consisting of individual stations and 300-m drift transect

Staff: Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Staff:

Project = CT/Seafloor Mapping of LI Sound,


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

North: 41.21379 South: 40.91766 West: -73.2431 East: -72.92999


photo of Connecticut



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
2013-009-FA-NL-001 ( 3-DVD dataset with scanned Seaboss Logs (2).)
2013-009-FA-PH-001 ( 3-DVD dataset with 273 Bottom still photographs in mid-and full-resolution with metadata.)
2013-009-FA-VD-001 ( DVD dataset of bottom video collected with the SeaBoss system and recorded on DVD-ROM)
2013-009-FA-NL-001-01 ( Video/Camera/Sample Log Volumes 1 and 2)
2013-009-FA-PH-001-01 ( 1 CD-ROM disk of field operations still photos)
DGPS --- Navigation
2013-009-FA-LN-001 ( 3-DVD dataset with Ship navigation (GPS strings).)

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