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Summary Information for Field Activity 1995-043-FA

Area of Operations: New York Bight Apex, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: December 05, 1995 to December 15, 1995

Chief scientist: Bill Schwab

   Bill Corso - USACOE

Objectives: Image nearshore area off Long Beach, Long Island, using high-resolution sidescan sonar, fathometer, and boomer seismic reflection systems.

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Summary: The majority of data collected is worthless due to bad weather from acoustic noise.

Contact: Bill Schwab (

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-43-95-NB. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Schwab, W.C., Denny, J.F., Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Foster, D.S, Swift, B.A., Lotto, L.L., Allison, M.A., and Thieler, E.R.,2000, Seafloor characterization offshore of the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area using sidescan sonar: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-295. (Also available at

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