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Summary for Field Activity Number 1997-018-FA

Area of Operations: New Haven Habor, Connecticut, Roanoke Point Shoal, New York, central Long Island Sound, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 02, 1997 to June 11, 1997

Objectives: Sidescan sonar surveys to map sedimentary processes and benthic habitats in New Haven Harbor and dumping grounds and Roanoke Point Shoal.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map

Summary: Sidescan sonar: 299 km

USGS Project Number: 7241-32021

Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-18-97-LI. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of ASTERIAS

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
048371-9 00116:57 06/03/199714:41 06/04/1997 3.5K- NEW HAVEN HARBOR
0483810-20 00214:42 06/04/199719:38 06/04/1997 3.5K- NEW HAVEN HARBOR
0483921-24 00319:39 06/04/199715:33 06/05/1997 3.5K- NEW HAVEN HARBOR
0484024-29 00415:38 06/05/199713:00 06/06/1997 3.5K- NEW HAVEN HARBOR
0484130-32,1R+9B 00513:32 06/06/199719:43 06/06/1997 3.5K- NH HARBOR/ROANOKE POINT
0484233-47 00619:49 06/07/199717:07 06/07/1997 3.5K- NEW HAVEN HARBOR
048431-9 00718:11 06/07/199715:30 06/08/1997 3.5K- NEW HAVEN DUMPING GROUNDS
048449-24 00815:32 06/09/199716:22 06/09/1997 3.5K- NEW HAVEN DUMPING GROUNDS
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