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Summary for Field Activity Number 2010-010-FA

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

Dates: April 14, 2010 to April 21, 2010

Objectives: Seismic Profiling: To investigate the character of stratified glacial drift adjacent to the Orient Point - Fishers Island moraine segment. Sampling and Photography: To ground truth NOAA hydrographic surveys in eastern Long Island Sound.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling
Mooring work
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Sea floor map

Summary: 51 Stations occupied with SEABOSS; 31 km of seismic lines were run with the Knudsen; 59 km of seismic lines were run with the Boomer.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FL14 - Project Description

Contact: Larry Poppe (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of RAFAEL

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