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Summary for Field Activity Number 2008-039-FA

Alternate Leg ID: J-39-08-LI

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

Dates: September 15, 2008 to September 25, 2008

Objectives: The ship will be acquiring multibeam bathymetry and backscatter datasets to update nautical charts. USGS participation facilitates eventual acquisition of these datasets for geological sea floor mapping applications.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor maps.

Summary: One bathymetric survey was completed; two other surveys were partially completed.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FL13 - Project Description

Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier J-39-08-LI. Visit this site for more information.

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