USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-022-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Nathaniel Plant

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine water-level deployment locations on Dauphin Island

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2013-04-17

Start Port/Location: Dauphin Island

End Date: 2013-04-20

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island

Equipment Used: Digital camera, Reconnaissance, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Conducted recon of overwash deposits on Dauphin Island. Have photos and notes.

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
Joe Long Chris Smith

Notes: Reconnaissance trip to select deployment sites for water-level installations for BIER Project
Project = Oceanographic Measurements,

Location:

Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States, North America, Gulf of Mexico

Boundaries
North: 30.28516 South: 30.18609 West: -88.3411 East: -88.03688

Platform(s):

photo of On Foot
On Foot

Publications

Dickhudt, P.J., Sherwood, C.R., Dewitt, N.T., 2015, USGS Water Level Measurements in Dauphin Island, Alabama from Hurricane Season 2013. doi: 10.3133/ofr20141245.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
Reconnaissance --- Ground Truthing
GPS (wh) --- Navigation