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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-010-FA

Area of Operations: Throgs Neck Bridge, Bronx, New York, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: March 24, 2006 to March 26, 2006

Chief scientist: Rick Rendigs


Objectives: Collect 2 diver assisted push cores, 8 grab samples for Larry Poppe (USGS), and additional grab samples for USMMA and CCNY.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived:

Summary: 2 diver-assisted cores were collected near the Throgs Neck Bridge. These cores were collected for Dr. Zhang-CCNY. 8 Van Veen grab samples were collected for Larry Poppe (USGS) at his Bridgeport site.

Contact: Rick Rendigs (

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-1-06-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

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

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