USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-030-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Signell

Affiliate Investigator(s): Shea Penland, University of New Orleans

Information Specialist(s): Richard Signell

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover equipment from tripods #514 and 515 in Lake Pontchartrain.


Start Date: 1998-05-06

Start Port/Location: Kenner, LA

End Date: 1998-05-06

End Port/Location: Kenner, LA

Equipment Used: Visual navigation, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 2 (#514 and 515 deployed FA 98005 PEARL RIVER BARGE Jan. 18, 1998).

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Richard Signell

Affiliate Staff:
Alex McQuorkodale
University of New Orleans

Notes: USGS instruments will be recovered and replaced with University of New Orleans instruments.
Project = Lake Pontchartrain: Geologic Framework and Processes, Lake Pontchartrain: Geologic Framework and Processes


Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30.2 South: 30 West: -90.25 East: -90


Pearl Barge



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Visual navigation --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1998-030-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)