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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 3. Image of a satellite view of the Connecticut River discharging into Long Island Sound after Hurricane Irene.

Figure 3. True-color image taken by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Thematic Mapper on the Landsat 5 satellite. Image shows plume of suspended sediment discharged by the Connecticut River into Long Island Sound after Hurricane Irene impacted New England during August 2011. Open polygon shows approximate location of study area.

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