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Summary Information for Field Activity 2010-033-FA

Area of Operations: Rhode Island Sound, Rhode Island, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 21, 2010 to July 23, 2010

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

Objectives: Ground-truth NOAA multibeam surveys H11922 and H11996 in Rhode Island Sound.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Bottom photography


Contact: Dann Blackwood (
Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier R-33-10-RI. 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., and Forrest, M.R.,2011, Sea-Floor Geology and Character of Eastern Rhode Island Sound West of Gay Head, Massachusetts: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1004, DVD-Rom and online. (Also available at

McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Ackerman, S.D., Blackwood, D.S., Schaer, J.D., Nadeau ,M.A., and Wood, D.A.,2011, Surficial geology of the sea floor in central Rhode Island Sound, southeast of Point Judith, Rhode Island: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1005. (Also available at

McMullen, K.Y., and Poppe, L.J,, Geologic Mapping Offshore of Rhode Island: WHCMSC Page

Poppe, L.J., and McMullen, K.Y.,, : 2014 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI

McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., and Parker, C.E.,, Character, Distribution, and Ecological Significance of Storm-Wave Induced Scour in Rhode Island Sound, USA: Geo-Marine Letters

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Photos of deck operations


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