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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.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

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

Contact: Marilyn ten Brink (mtenbrink@usgs.gov)

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

Related Links: http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/~nancy/stations/6024seax.txt

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Platform Info:
photo of SEAWARD EXPLORER
SEAWARD EXPLORER

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/of02-372/)

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of98-502/fpage.htm)

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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00367-008-0118-2)

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