Field Activity 1998-006-FA

Identifier 1998-006-FA
Purpose Ground truth the New Haven Harbor sidescan survey and collect near-shore reconnaissance sidescan sonar lines around the Sound to interpolate between previously collected samples.
Location Long Island Sound, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Comments Original Center People field contained: Chief Scientist - Larry Poppe, Photographer - Dann Blackwood, PST - Alex Robinson, PST - Eric Haase, Marine Seismic Specialist - Dave Nichols. Project = Long Island Sound Environmental Studies, Long Island Sound Environmental Studies
Platform
Dempsey
Length: 50 feet; Beam: 16 feet 3 in.
Itinerary
Start Milford, CT 1998-03-06
End Old Lyme, CT 1998-03-17
Days in the field 10
Bounds
West -73.75
East -72.0333
North 41.3
South 40.8833

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Lawrence J Poppe
Crew members
Lawrence J Poppe
Scientist, Staff
Dann S Blackwood
Scientist, Staff
David R Nichols
Scientist, Staff
Robinson, Alex
Scientist, Staff
Haase, Eric
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Lawrence J Poppe
Specialist, Information
Soderberg, Nancy K.
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Ralph Lewis - Connecticut State Geologist
Affiliate staff Ralph Lewis, Mary DiGiacomo-Cohen - CT-DEP

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Photo, Video, Navigation, Geology, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sidescan, Single Beam

Documents: Notes and log books

Name Description
Navigation log GPS and P-Code navigation and Odom fathometer performance, start and end times, comments. Also lists personnel.
Navigation log GPS and P-Code navigation computer printout.
Sample log March 7, 1998 video camera transect times and locations, still photo locations, bottom descriptions, sample locations and comments
Sample log March 7-8, 1998 video camera transect times and locations, still photo locations, bottom descriptions, sample locations and comments.
ISIS log ISIS system log of file and line changes, data collection notes, filenames.

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
DGPS Navigation 1
Edgetech Sidescan sonar Sidescan 1
Q-MIPS sidescan sonar system Sidescan (no data reported)
ODOM 200 kHz depth recorder Single Beam (no data reported)
Van Veen grab sampler Geology 1
Osprey camera system Photo, Video 1
3.5 kHz Sub Bottom Profiler 1

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1998-006-FA-LN-001 DGPS Floppy disk(s) containing NAV DGPS L1-16, NAV DGPS L17-21, NAV DGPS L22-34, NAV DGPS L35-36, NAV DGPS L37-40, NAV DGPS, Nancy K. Soderberg
1998-006-FA-SO-001 Edgetech Sidescan sonar Digital tape(s) of SSS DF1000 L1-16, SSS DF1000 L17-21, SSS DF1000 L22-34, SSS DF1000 L35-36, SSS DF1000 L37-40, Nancy K. Soderberg
1998-006-FA-SC-001 Van Veen grab sampler GRAB samples Brian Buczkowski
1998-006-FA-PH-001 Osprey camera system CD ROM disk of 3.5K ELICS LINE 1-40, NAV, 3.5 K ELICS SEG-Y L1-29, 3.5 K ELICS SEG-Y L30-40, BOTTOMPHOTO LI SOUND, Nancy K. Soderberg
1998-006-FA-SE-001 3.5 kHz CD ROM disk of 3.5K ELICS LINE 1-40, NAV, 3.5 K ELICS SEG-Y L1-29, 3.5 K ELICS SEG-Y L30-40, BOTTOMPHOTO LI SOUND, Nancy K. Soderberg

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity