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Summary for Field Activity Number 1997-001-FA

Area of Operations: Falkner Island, Connecticut, Roanoke Point, New York, central and western Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: Mar 08, 1997 to Mar 14, 1997

Objectives: Bottom photography and textural, geochemical, and biological sampling within the areas covered by two 100-kHz sidescan sonar surveys completed during a June 1996 ASTERIAS cruise.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Grain size analysis


USGS Project Number: 7241-32022

Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-1-97-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of DEMPSEY

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