USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2009-003-FA

Other ID: C-3-09-NR

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Brandy Armstrong

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripods and moorings, grab sediment samples.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2009-01-09

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2009-01-15

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Digital camera, DGPS, Grab sampler, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring numbers 853-858. Four tripods and two buoys set at 3 sites; grab samples taken from each site.

Staff: Brandy Armstrong, Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden, Neil Kamal Ganju, Marinna Martini, Elizabeth Pendleton, John Warner

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Mooring numbers 853-858.
Project = Carolinas: Sediment Transport, Carolinas: Sediment Transport

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Connecticut
Connecticut

Publications

Armstrong, B.N., Warner, J.C., Voulgaris, G., List, J.H., Thieler, E.R., and Martini, M.A., 2012, Carolinas Coastal change Processes Project Data Report for Observations near Diamond Shoals, NC From January-April 2009: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1156/.

Montgomery, E., Sherwood, C, Studying seafloor bedforms using autonomous stationary imaging and profiling sonars: OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Proceedings Paper, .

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
DGPS --- Navigation
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
2009-003-FA-SC-001 ( Grab samples collected from 3 deployment sites.)
2009-003-FA-SC-001-01 ( Grain size analysis: Lab #s AX218, AX219, AX220, AX221, AX222, AX223, AX224, AX225, AX226, AX227, AX228, AX229, and AX230 in L. Poppe's East Coast Sediments database.)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2009-003-FA-NL-001-01 ( Raw and Engineering data records for Moorings 853-858, Cape Hatteras 2009 and 2010. )