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Summary for Field Activity Number 1983-002-FA

Alternate Leg ID: AST 83-2

Area of Operations: central Long Island Sound, Clinton to New Haven, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 23, 1983 to June 04, 1983

Objectives: (1) Define geology and shallow structure of central Long Island Sound; (2) determine geologic framework and Quaternary development of the study area; and (3) identify and map potential geologic hazards.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Sea floor map
Morphology

Summary: Uniboom data were very good (excellent penetration and good resolution) except in areas where the acoustic signal was attenuated by gas in the sediments. Sidescan sonar records were satisfactory. Uniboom: 656 km; Sidescan sonar: 422 km.

USGS Project Number: 9540-00479

Contact: Sally Needell ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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