Area of Operations: New Haven Habor, Connecticut, Roanoke Point Shoal, New York, central Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: June 02, 1997 to June 11, 1997
Chief scientist: Larry Poppe
Ralph Lewis - LISRC, CGHNS
Objectives: Sidescan sonar surveys to map sedimentary processes and benthic habitats in New Haven Harbor and dumping grounds and Roanoke Point Shoal.
Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea floor map;
Summary: This cruise completed the 8th USGS sidescan-sonar survey of critical habitats in Long Island Sound. All data processing performed post-cruise at USGS-Woods Hole. Sidescan sonar: 299 km
Contact: Larry Poppe (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier A-18-97-LI. Visit this site for more information.
Related Links: http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/~nancy/lines/7018astr.txt