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Summary Information for Field Activity 2013-005-FA

Area of Operations: Block Island Sound, Rhode Island, North Atlantic

Dates: June 17, 2013 to June 21, 2013

Chief scientist: Kate McMullen
Larry Poppe

Objectives: Verify 2 NOAA hydrographic surveys in western Block Island Sound

Type of Activity: Sampling;Sea floor mapping;Photography;Block Island Sound, Rhode Island, New York, North America, North Atlantic

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

Summary: SeaBOSS operations to collect sediment samples and still and video photography

Contact: Kate McMullen (

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