Accession Number:

ADA014596

Title:

An Environmental Survey of Effects of Dredging and Spoil Disposal, New London, Connecticut.

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly rept. no. 3, Jan-Mar 75.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE HIGHLANDS N J MIDDLE ATLANTIC COASTAL FISHERIES CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-05-05

Pagination or Media Count:

136.0

Abstract:

The report considers the activities and findings of the several integrated research projects designed to monitor the environmental effects of dredging in the Thames River and dredge spoil disposal at the New London Dumping Ground. Field activities and findings to date are presented, with emphasis on studies conducted between 1 January and 31 March 1975. New York Ocean Science Laboratory occupied the dump site for physical and chemical measurements on 28 February and 6 March 1975. Current speeds, directions and durations for both dates are presented, along with returns to date from a drifter study.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE