USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-011-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed


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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy pressure sensors in buried wells on Chandeleur Islands to measure water leverls.Also, deploy pressure sensor on tower to measure atmospheric pressure. Mooring #s 947, 948, 949, 950, and 951.


Start Date: 2013-01-26

Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Date: 2013-02-01

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Equipment Used: Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS, Digital camera, Pressure

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployed pressure sensors on and near Chandeleur Islands.

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt

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Notes: Project = Oceanographic Measurements,

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS --- Benchmarks
Digital camera --- Photo
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)