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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-024-FA

Area of Operations: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 17, 1996 to June 24, 1996

Chief scientist: Marilyn ten Brink

Objectives: Primarily to collect sediment cores; secondarily, to collect bottom video and sediment grab samples to verify sidescan.

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Summary: Due to good weather, 100 cores and 62 grab samples were collected for chemical and lithological analysis.

Contact: Marilyn ten Brink (

InfoBank: uses the identifier E-24-96-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Moore, Joel, Gutierrez, Erin Galvin, Mecray, Ellen L., and Buchholtz ten Brink, Marilyn R.,2006, Physical properties of Long Island Sound sediment cores: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-372. (Also available at

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., McMullen, K. Y., Williams, S. J., Crocker, J. M., and Doran, E. F.,2008, Estuarine sediment transport by gravity-driven movement of the nepheloid layer, Long Island Sound: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 28, no. 4: p. 245-254. (Also available at

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