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Summary Information for Field Activity 2010-015-FA

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

Dates: May 24, 2010 to May 28, 2010

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

   Matt Liebman, EPA; Deb Pacileo, CT DEP

Objectives: Verify multibeam and sidescan sonar datasets in eastern Long Island Sound.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Bottom photography

Summary: Bottom sampling and photography were performed to ground-truth NOAA hydrographic surveys H11997, H11999, and H12012. Nine of the stations were occupied in support of a CT DEP Marine Fisheries project.

Contact: Dann Blackwood (
Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-15-10-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., Shaer, J.D., Forrest, M.R., Ostapenko, A.J., and Doran, E.F.,2011, Sea-floor geology and topography, offshore in eastern Long Island Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1150. (Also available at

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

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

Poppe, L.J., Ackerman, S.D., McMullen, K.Y., and Schaer, J.D.,2012, Sedimentary environments and processes offshore in eastern Long Island Sound [abs.]: 2012 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting

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

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