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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-044-FA

Area of Operations: The Race, eastern Long Island Sound, western Block Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 29, 2003 to October 10, 2003

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe


Objectives: Multibeam bathymetry and backscatter; Knudsen CHIRP sub-bottom profiling.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;

Summary: A bathymetric and sub-bottom survey of The Race (NOAA sheet G) was completed in eastern Long Island Sound and western Block Island Sound.

Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier J-1-03-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., McMullen, K.Y., Parker, C.E., and Doran, E.F.,2011, Combined Multibeam and LIDAR Bathymetry Data from Eastern Long Island Sound and Westernmost Block Island Sound A Regional Perspective: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1003. (Also available at

Poppe, L.J., and Foster, D.S.,, Evidence for a Glaciotectonic Origin of the Orient Point Fishers Island Moraine, Westernmost Block Island Sound [abs.]: 2014 Geological Society of America Northeast Sectional Meeting

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