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Summary Information for Field Activity 1997-018-FA

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 (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-18-97-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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