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Summary Information for Field Activity 2011-006-FA

Area of Operations: Rhode Island Sound, Nantucket Sound, Block Island Sound, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 13, 2011 to June 22, 2011

Chief scientist: Larry Poppe

Objectives: Groundtruth NOAA hydrographic surveys in Rhode Island Sound (H11995), Nantucket Sound (H12007), and Block Island Sound.

Type of Activity: Sampling;Photography;

Information to be derived: Bottom video and photographs

Summary: Sediment sampling and still and video bottom photography with the small SEABOSS

Contact: Larry Poppe (lpoppe@usgs.gov)

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Platform Info:
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Publications resulting from these data

Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., McMullen, K.Y., Blankenship, M.A., Glomb, K.A., Wright, D.B., and Smith, S.M.,2012, Sea-Floor Character and Sedimentary Processes of Block Island Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1005. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1005/)

Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Schaer, J.D., and Wright, D.B.,2012, Sea-Floor Geology and Sedimentary Processes in the Vicinity of Cross Rip Channel, Nantucket Sound, Offshore Southeastern Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1222. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1222)

Poppe, L.J., Danforth, W.W., McMullen, K.Y., Blankenship, M.A., Glomb, K.A., and Wright, D.B.,2012, Sea-floor Geology and Sedimentary Environments of Block Island Sound, Offshore Rhode Island [abs.]: 2012 GSA National Meeting

Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Schaer, J.D., and Wright, D.B,, Sedimentary Environments and Processes of Cross Rip Channel, Offshore Southeastern Massachusetts [abs.]: 2012 GSA Northeastern Sectional Meeting

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

Data Types and Locations:

Navigation

Hypack navigation files

Logs

Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (bbuczkowski@usgs.gov)

PhotosSamples

Physical samples and lithologic descriptions from stations where statistically valid samples could not be collected at 137 stations

Video

Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (bbuczkowski@usgs.gov)

Data is in the Data Library - contact Data Manager (bbuczkowski@usgs.gov)

 

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