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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1103

Sea-Floor Character and Geology Off the Entrance to the Connecticut River, Northeastern Long Island Sound

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Title | List of Figures | Conversion Factors | Abstract | Introduction | Setting | Methods | Bathymetry | Sidescan Sonar | Sediment Distribution | Bottom Photography | GIS Data Catalog | Summary | Acknowledgments | References | Contacts

Figure 16. A photograph of the grab sampler used in the study area.

Figure 16. The small Seabed Observation and Sampling System (mini-SEABOSS), a modified van Veen grab sampler equipped with still and video photographic systems, mounted on the aft starboard side of the U.S. Geological Survey Research Vessel Rafael. Note the winch mounted on the davit (left) and the take-up reel for the video-signal and power cable (right).

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