USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-069-FA

Other ID: Chandeleur Islands

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Chandeleur Islands, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Marinna Martini

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover four moorings near the Chandeleur Islands, Moorings #889-892. Deploy three buoys, redeploy tripods, moorings 893-899.


Start Date: 2010-09-09

Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Date: 2010-09-16

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom tripod, Mooring tripod, Turbidity, Current

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered tripods 889, 890, 891, 892. Deployed tripods and buoys 893-899.

Staff: Brandy Armstrong, Jonathan Borden, Patrick Dickhudt, Marinna Martini, Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:


Location Map:


photo of Tommy Munro
Tommy Munro


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)