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Summary for Field Activity Number 2010-015-FA

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

Dates: May 24, 2010 to May 28, 2010

Objectives: Verify multibeam and sidescan sonar datasets in eastern Long Island Sound.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Bottom photography

Summary: Bottom sampling and photography were performed to ground-truth NOAA hydrographic surveys H11997, H11999, and H12012. Nine of the stations were occupied in support of a CT DEP Marine Fisheries project.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0FL66 - Project Description

Contact: Larry Poppe (

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