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Summary Information for Field Activity 1997-001-FA

Area of Operations: Falkner Island, Connecticut, Roanoke Point, New York, central and western Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: March 08, 1997 to March 14, 1997

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

   Ralph Lewis - LISRC, CGNHS, CT-DEP

Objectives: Bottom photography and textural, geochemical, and biological sampling within the areas covered by two 100-kHz sidescan sonar surveys completed during a June 1996 ASTERIAS cruise.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;


Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-1-97-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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