Other ID: ACAD 86-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: offshore Isles Dernieres, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Ronald C. Circe
Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To take bathymetric profiles, distance measurements and samples along profile lines at the barrier island study site on central Isles Dernieres.
Start Date: 1986-08-14
Start Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA
End Date: 1986-08-16
End Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA
Equipment Used: Raytheon DE-719 precision echo sounder, Corer - gravity, Megapulse Accufix 500 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bathymetric profiling offshore to a distance of approx. 12 nm; precision distance measurements offshore to a distance of 1.8 km.
Circe, R.C., and Holland, K.T., 1987, Surficial sediment texture along a beach and nearshore profile of Isles Dernieres, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-267, 9 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr87267, download PDF.