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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-347-FA

Other ID: 16BIM04 - RV Sallenger; 16BIM05 - RV Jabba Jaw; 16BIM06 - RV Mako

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program - MsCIP (Flocks) (GR.19.MN00.D8U16.00)

Principal Investigator(s): James Flocks

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Nancy DeWitt

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Single Beam, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigate nearshore morphology, compare bathymetry with previous datasets

Vehicle(s): Rental Vehicle, Ford F-350 Dually - Silver (GSA), Chevy Suburban Silver

Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Start Date: 2016-07-11

End Date: 2016-07-25

Equipment Used: Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver, Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS, Choke Ring Antenna, Collapsible Tripod, F190 DGPS/IMU, ODOM-Echotrac CV-100, Single-beam Acoustic Sounder, TSS DMS-05 Motion Sensor, Interferometric Bathymetry System, Castaway-CTD, Valeport SVP

Information to be Derived: XYZ bathymetric data points and a digital elevation model of the survey area.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 773 kilometers of single-beam bathymetric lines (333 lines); 627 kilometers of interferometric swath Bathymetry (166 lines); 110 sound velocity profiles; GPS data from four base stations in Rinex format.

Staff: Nancy DeWitt, Andrew Farmer, James Flocks, Joseph Fredericks, Kyle Kelso, Chelsea Stalk, Thomas Tuten

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Ship Island, Horn Island, Mississippi, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Biloxi

Boundaries
North: 30.26403424 South: 30.19037858 West: -89.0071 East: -88.52068481

Platform(s):

photo of Mako (SP)
Mako (SP)
photo of Sallenger
Sallenger
photo of Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)
Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)

Publications

Buster, N.A., Brenner, O.T., Flocks, J.G., 2017, Historical and recent coastal bathymetry data nearshore Ship, Horn, and Petit Bois Islands, Mississippi: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7028QFV.

DeWitt, N.T., Stalk, C.A., Fredericks, J.J., Flocks, J.G., Kelso, K.W., Farmer, A.S., Tuten, T.M., Buster, N.A., 2017, Coastal bathymetry data collected in 2016 nearshore from West Ship Island to Horn Island, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7B8571Q.

DeWitt, N.T., Stalk, C.A., Fredericks, J.J., Flocks, J.G., Kelso, K.W., Farmer, A.S., Tuten, T.M., Buster, N.A., 2018, Nearshore coastal bathymetry data collected in 2016 from West Ship Island to Horn Island, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1081, https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1081.

Flocks, J.G., Buster, N.A., Brenner, O.T., 2020, Seafloor change around the Mississippi barrier islands, 1920 to 2016-The influence of storm effects on inlet and island morphodynamics: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2019-1140, 30 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20191140.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Choke Ring Antenna --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Collapsible Tripod --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
F190 DGPS/IMU --- Navigation
ODOM-Echotrac CV-100 --- Single Beam
Single-beam Acoustic Sounder --- Single Beam
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_IFB_SBB_NAD83_NAVD88_GEOID12B_50_DEM (Bathymetry DEM, 50-m cell size, in NAD83 and NAVD88 with respect to the GEOID12B model.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_SBB_ITRF00_tracklines (Single-beam tracklines in ITRF00.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_SBB_ITRF00_xyz (Single-beam soundings (xyz) in ITRF00 and ellipsoid height.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_SBB_NAD83_MLLW_xyz (Single-beam soundings (xyz) in NAD83 and MLLW.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_SBB_NAD83_NAVD88_GEOID12B_xyz (Single-beam soundings in (xyz) in NAD83 and NAVD88-GEOID12B.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_SBB_NAD83_tracklines (Single-beam bathymetry trackline shapefile in NAD83.)
TSS DMS-05 Motion Sensor --- Interferometric
Single Beam
Interferometric Bathymetry System --- Interferometric
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_IFB_ITRF00_5m_xyz (Interferometric bathymetry soundings (xyz) in ITRF00 and ellipsoid height.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_IFB_ITRF00_tracklines (Interferometric bathymetry trackline shapefile in ITRF00.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_IFB_NAD83_MLLW_5m_xyz (Interferometric bathymetry soundings (xyz) in NAD83 and MLLW.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_IFB_NAD83_NAVD88_GEOID12B_5m_xyz (Interferometric bathymetry soundings (xyz) in NAD83 and NAVD88-GEO12B.)
Ship_Horn_Island_2016_IFB_NAD83_tracklines (Interferometric bathymetry trackline shapefile in NAD83.)
2016minus1916to1920_MS_ NAD83NAVD88g12B_50m.zip (Elevation change as a DEM )
2016_MS_NAD83NAVD88g12B_50m.zip (Interpolated DEM)
2016minus2008to2009_MS_ NAD83NAVD88g12B_50m.zip (Elevation change as a DEM )
MS2016_snapraster_50m.zip (50-meter snap grid for interpolated DEMs )
Castaway-CTD --- Sound Velocity
Valeport SVP --- Sound Velocity

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