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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-015-FA

Area of Operations: eastern Long Island Sound and adjacent waters, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: March 11, 1996 to March 19, 1996

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

Objectives: Bottom photo and sedimentological, geochemical, and biological sampling to define sedimentary environments and benthic habitats within eastern Long Island Sound.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:


Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-15-96-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

Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., McMullen, K.Y., Parker, C.E., Lewit, P.G., and Doran, E.F.,2010, Integrated multibeam and LIDAR bathymetry data offshore of New London and Niantic, Connecticut: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1231. (Also available at

Data Types and Locations:


Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (bbuczkowski#&64;usgs#&46;gov)

Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (bbuczkowski#&64;usgs#&46;gov)



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