USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-058-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Assawoman, Isle of Wight, Chincoteague Bay, Maryland, Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Frank T. Manheim

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Frank T. Manheim

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: pH, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Environmental Data: Conductivity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect streamer resistivity data; collect salinity data in water column; investigate sub-bottom resistivity to delineate freshwater submarine discharge.


Start Date: 2001-04-30

Start Port/Location: Berlin/Assateague Island, MD

End Date: 2001-05-05

End Port/Location: Berlin/Assateague Island, MD

Equipment Used: Temperature and salinity, pH sensor, O2 sensor, GPS (wh), Refractometer

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Frank T. Manheim

Affiliate Staff:
Jeff Wynn - Eastern Minerals-Reston (May 2-5); David Krantz - DE WRD (May 1-4); Brian Sturgis - NPS (April 29 - May 5); Cathy Wayzniak - DE DNR (May 5)

Project = Atlantic Margin Groundwater Studies - Delmarva Bays, Atlantic Margin Groundwater Studies - Delmarva Bays

Location Map:


photo of Small Boat
Small Boat


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
pH sensor --- pH
O2 sensor --- Dissolved Oxygen
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Refractometer --- Conductivity