USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-023-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): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy water-level gauges on Dauphin Island


Start Date: 2013-07-15

Start Port/Location: Dauphin Island

End Date: 2013-07-18

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island

Equipment Used: DGPS, Pressure

Information to be Derived: Time series data;Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt

Affiliate Staff:
Joe Long Chris Smith

Notes: Deploy water-level guages for BIER Project This report is based on information from activity 13022.
Project = Oceanographic Measurements,


Install water-level gauges

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


photo of On Foot
On Foot


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
DGPS --- Navigation
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)