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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-002

Geological Framework Data from Long Island Sound, 1981-1990:

A Digital Data Release

Northeastern Long Island Sound and
Fishers Island Sound: AST90-1 Cruise Report


Skip Table of Contents group; go to cruise reportOFR02-002 Home: return to OFR02-002 homepageINTRODUCTION: go to introductionSEISMIC DATA: Go to seismic data discussion
 Block Island Sound
 Eastern Long Island Sound East-Central Long Island Sound
 West-Central Long Island Sound
 Western Long Island Sound
 Fishers Island Sound and space Northeastern Long Island Sound
  Cruise Report
 Seismic Profiles
 Trackline Navigation  CORE DATA: Go to core data discussionPHOTO GALLERY: view photos of cruise activities and equipmentDATA CATALOG: Go to data catalog and browse available dataREFERENCES: view suggested referencesRELATED WEBSITES: go to a list of Long Island Sound related websitesACKNOWLEDGMENTS: view acknowledgmentsCONTACTS: view contact informationDISCLAIMER: view disclaimer informationREADME: view readme information




Alternate Leg or Cruise Number: 90-1
Platform: R/V ASTERIAS
Submersible (if any):
Owner-Operator: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
Captain: Dave Holmstead - Master, WHOI
Center Principal and Affiliate Principal:
(if any)
Robert N. Oldale
Ralph S. Lewis - CT DEP
Area of Operations: Long Island Sound - Fishers Island Sound
Bounding Coordinates:
Start and End Dates: SEP 10, 1990 to SEP 12, 1990
Start and End Ports: from Noank, CT to 
Number of Days at Sea: 3
Cruise Objectives:
Scientific Party (USGS): Ken Parolski - Electronics Tech.
Scientific Party (affiliate): Ralph S. Lewis - CT DEP, Chief Scientist
Scientific Equipment:
  • Uniboom
  • Geopulse
  • Silent 700 recorder for navigation
Navigation techniques used: Loran-C
Cruise Funding Source:
Project Title: CTCoop
Remarks: CT cruise #:AST 90-1
Tabulated Information:
Days at Sea: 3
Continuous Data (in Km):
Number of Stations Occupied:
Number of Submersible Dives:
Station Descriptions:
Track Plot:
Related Web Sites: Long Island Sound Studies

Long Island Sound Interactive Mapping

Submitted by: Robert Oldale

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

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