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Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-034-FA

Other ID: CT cruise # AST 90-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Robert N. Oldale

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ralph S. Lewis - CT DEP

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location: Noank, CT

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1990-09-10

End Date: 1990-09-12

Equipment Used: Single channel hydrophone, Boomer, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Kenneth F. Parolski

Affiliate Staff:
possible student?; Ralph Lewis
Ch. Sci.

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Kenneth Parolski - ET, possible student?
From Foghorn: Uniboom, GeoPulse, Silent 700 recorder for navigation;


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

North: 41.3299 South: 41.20887 West: -72.1837 East: -71.85544


photo of Asterias


Poppe, L.J., Paskevich, V.F., Lewis, R.S., and DiGiacomo-Cohen, M.L., 2002, Geological framework data from Long Island Sound, 1981-1990—A digital data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-002,


Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Navigation log (document not focused on specific equipment) Navigation log recreated May 14, 2001 from navigation printout and seismic record annotations.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Single channel hydrophone --- Air Gun / Water Gun
Bubble Gun
Sub Bottom Profiler
1990-034-FA-SE-001-01 (Scanned Profiles - 10 scanned record sections in TIFF format.)
Boomer --- Boomer
Loran-C --- Navigation
1990-034-FA-LN-001-01 (Navigation data)

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