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Summary Information for Field Activity 1994-029-FA

Area of Operations: Hammonasset Beach State Park, central Long Island Sound, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 10, 1994 to June 16, 1994

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

   Ralph Lewis - LISRC

Objectives: Conduct continuous (detailed) and spaced-line 100 kHz sidescan surveys off Hammonasset Beach State Park to determine surficial sediment textural distribution related to active sedimentary processes and evaluate/relate habitats to benthic community.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: surficial sediment textural distribution


Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-94-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, Lawrence J., and Polloni, Chris, eds.,1998, Long Island Sound environmental studies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-502, CD-ROM. (Also available at

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