USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-041-FA

Other ID: R-41-11-NJ

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Barnegat Bay, NJ

Principal Investigator(s): Brian Andrews, William Danforth

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jen Miselis, St. Pete

Information Specialist(s): Brian Andrews

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Resistivity, Location-Elevation: Transects, Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sound Velocity, Sonar: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the shallow geologic framework of Barnegat Bay, NJ

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2011-10-30

Start Port/Location: Toms River, NJ

End Date: 2011-11-08

End Port/Location: Toms River, NJ

Equipment Used: SwathPlus +H Interferometric System, Klein 3000, EdgeTech 424 chirp sub-bottom profiler, Echosounder, HYPACK, Sensor - MVP30

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: William Danforth

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project Name Marine Tech/Sea Floor Mapping

Location Map:

Platform(s):

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Publications

Andrews, B.D., Miselis, J.L., Danforth, W.W., Irwin, B.J., Worley, C.R., Bergeron, E., and Blackwood, D, Marine Geophysical data collected in a shallow back-barrier estuary: Barnegat Bay, New Jersey: U. S. Geological Survey Data Series, .

Defne, Z., Ganju, N, Quantifying the residence time and flushing characteristics of a shallow, back-barrier estuary: application of hydrodynamic and particle tracking models: Estuaries and Coasts, , doi: 10.1007/s12237-014-9885-3.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SwathPlus +H Interferometric System --- Interferometric
Multibeam
Klein 3000 --- Sidescan
EdgeTech 424 chirp sub-bottom profiler --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Echosounder --- Single Beam
HYPACK --- Navigation
Sensor - MVP30 --- Sound Velocity