USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-017-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy turbidity probes at Blackwater NWR, MD


Start Date: 2011-03-21

Start Port/Location: Maple Dam Boat launch, Cambridge, MD

End Date: 2011-03-24

End Port/Location: Maple Dam Boat launch, Cambridge, MD

Equipment Used: Grab sampler

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: We deployed turbidity probes adjacent to marsh accretion sites. We will recover the instruments and data in 4-6 weeks

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Models for Changing Coastal Env,

Location Map:




Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Montgomery, E.T., Brennand, P., Derby, R.K., Brooks, T.W., Guntenspergen, G.R., Martini, M.A., Borden, J., and Baldwin, S, 2012, Summary of Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements near the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1099, URL:

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology