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Field Activity Details for field activity 2015-331-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Barrier Island Evolution Research - BIER Geophysics (GX.16.MN00.F1F40.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Miselis

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Nancy DeWitt, Joseph Fredericks

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geophysical survey of the borrow pit using Chirp 424 and Interferometric Swath bathymetry

Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually - Silver (GSA)

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2015-09-14

End Date: 2015-09-28

Equipment Used: Interferometric Bathymetry System, Chirp 424, Other, F190 DGPS/IMU

Information to be Derived: x,y,z bathymetric data points, F190 navigation, and chirp sub bottom profiles

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Swath bathymetry lines (53), chirp sub bottom profile lines (57), HYPACK navigation tracklines (54), and SVP (25)

Staff: Nancy DeWitt, Joseph Fredericks, Kyle Kelso

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Chandeleur Islands, LA

Boundaries
North: 30.11186985 South: 29.8740461 West: -88.8959 East: -88.7804827

Platform(s):

photo of Sallenger
Sallenger

Unknown

Publications

Forde, A.S., DeWitt, N.T., Fredericks, J.J., and Miselis, J.L., 2018, Archive of chirp subbottom profile data collected in 2015 from the northern Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, 2015: date release, doi: 10.5066/F7668C5C.

Forde, A.S., DeWitt, N.T., Fredericks, J.J., Miselis, J.L., 2018, Chirp subbottom profile data collected in 2015 from the northern Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: Reston, VA, doi: 10.3133/ds1077.

Fredericks, J.J., Buster, N.A., DeWitt, N.T., Kelso, K.W., Miselis, J.L., 2016, Coastal Interferometric Swath Bathymetry Data Collected in 2015 from the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: data release, doi: 10.5066/F7NV9GC8.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Interferometric Bathymetry System --- Interferometric
2015_Chand_IFB_5m_NAD83_ NAVD88_GEOID09_XYZ.zip ( Processed elevation point data)
2015_Chand_IFB_5m_WGS84_XYZ.zip ( Processed elevation point data )
2015_Chand_IFB_25m_NAD83_ NAVD88_GEOID09_DEM.zip ( Interpolated digital elevation model (DEM))
Chirp 424 --- Sub Bottom Profiler
2015-331-FA_segy.zip ( Unprocessed digital chirp subbottom trace data)
2015-331-FA_arc.zip ( Survey trackline locations )
2015-331-FA_nav.zip ( Navigation data)
2015-331-FA_seisimag.zip ( Processed subbottom profile images)
Other --- --- ---
F190 DGPS/IMU --- Navigation

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