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Summary Information for Field Activity 2009-059-FA

Area of Operations: Long Island Sound, New York, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 09, 2009 to November 11, 2009

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

   CT-DEP

Objectives: Ground truth NOAA surveys H11251, H11445, H11446, H11997, H11999 and H12013 in eastern Long Island Sound with bottom sampling and photography. Field work was focused on the sampling/photography.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Sea floor map; Morphology;

Summary: Video and still photographs were collected at 41 stations; samples were collected at 27 of the stations. Ground truthing of survey H11445 was completed; ground truthing of surveys H11251 and H12013 was partly completed. Cruise was originally planned for 7 days, but remnants of Hurricane Ida increased the sea state and terminated field operations.

Contact: Larry Poppe (lpoppe@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-59-09-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Blackwood, D.S., Irwin, B.J., Schaer, J.D., Lewit, P.G., and Doran, E.F.,2010, Sea-floor geology and character offshore of Rocky Point, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1007. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1007/)

McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., Blackwood, D.S., Schaer, J.D., Ostapenko, A.J., Glomb, K.A., and Doran, E.F.,2010, Surficial geology of the sea floor in Long Island Sound offshore of Plum Island, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1005. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1005/)

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 http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1003/)

Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Guberski, M.R., and Wood, D.A.,2013, Sea-floor character and geology off the entrance to the Connecticut River, northeastern Long Island Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1103. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1103/)

Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Guberski, M.R., and Wood, D.A.,, Sea-Floor Character and Sedimentary Processes Offshore of the Connecticut River, Northeastern Long Island Sound [abs.]: 2013 GSA Meeting

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