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Summary for Field Activity Number 1981-016-FA

Alternate Leg ID: NE-81-2

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

Dates: June 02, 1981 to June 12, 1981

Objectives: Determine whether the Connecticut Valley Triassic grabens extend south of New Haven into Long Island Sound. Determine whether sub-basement reflectors can be identified, especially in the vicinity of the gravity maximum which crosses western Long Island Sound and which is part of a major gravity anomaly extending from Georgia to Newfoundland.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Seismic profiles

Summary: 12-channel Seismic data: 301 km; Magnetics: 301 km; Fathometer: 157.3 km.

USGS Project Number: 01830

Contact: Deborah Hutchinson (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of NEECHO
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