Earth Institute Research Projects

Long Island Sound Mapping - Pilot

Lead PI: Dr. Frank O Nitsche

Unit Affiliation: Marine Geology & Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

June 2012 - September 2014
North America ; Long Island Sound ; New York
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will map the benthic environment of Long Island Sound to identify areas of resource concern, and areas that are suitable of future infrastructure. Products from the project will include: acoustic intensity, seafloor topography, ecological habitats, sediment texture and environments, and the physical environment of the water column.