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Summary for Field Activity Number 1993-026-FA

Alternate Leg ID: JD 93-1

Area of Operations: western and central Long Island Sound, Old Lyme to Milford, offshore Housatonic River mouth, offshore Norwalk River mouth, offshore Connecticut River mouth, Connecticut, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 05, 1993 to November 21, 1993

Objectives: Sidescan survey to determine textural distribution of surficial sediments and relate to active sedimentary processes; evaluate habitats and relate to benthic community structure. Cruise replaced cancelled ASTERIAS cruise originally scheduled for September 1993.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Habitat maps
Sea Floor Map

Summary: Sidescan sonar: 450 km.

USGS Project Number: 9470-61058 9470-61059

Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-1-93-LI. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of DEMPSEY

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