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Summary Information for Field Activity 2010-010-FA

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

Dates: April 14, 2010 to April 21, 2010

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

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Objectives: Seismic Profiling: To investigate the character of stratified glacial drift adjacent to the Orient Point - Fishers Island moraine segment. Sampling and Photography: To ground truth NOAA hydrographic surveys in eastern Long Island Sound.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling; Photography; Mooring work; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map
Morphology

Summary: 51 Stations occupied with SEABOSS; 31 km of seismic lines were run with the Knudsen; 59 km of seismic lines were run with the Boomer.

Contact: Kate McMullen (kmcmullen@usgs.gov)
Larry Poppe (lpoppe@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-10-10-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., Blackwood, D.S., Schaer, J.D., Guberski, M.R., Wood, D.A., and Doran, E.F.,2011, Surficial geology of the sea floor in Long Island Sound offshore of Orient Point, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1100. CD-ROM and online. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1100/)

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/)

McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., Blackwood, D.S., Schaer, J.D., Glomb, K.A., and Doran, E.F.,2012, Sea-Floor Geology of Long Island Sound North of Duck Pond Point, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1149. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1149)

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/)

McMullen, Katherine Y., Poppe, Lawrence J., Ackerman, Seth D., Danforth, William W., Schaer, Jasper D.,,2012, Sea-Floor Geology in Long Island Sound, Offshore of the North Fork of Long Island, New York [abs.]: Long Island Sound Research Conference

Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., and Glomb, K.A.,2013, Sea-Floor Geology and Topography Offshore in Northeastern Long Island Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1060. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131060)

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

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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